Bob Siekmann

Do you remember Bob Siekmann? Bob graduated in 1939 and was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2012.

Bob participated in the following sports:
Baseball
Basketball
Football

SiekmanBob1939_343x300SiekmanBob1939_118x200Bob Siekmann was a great all-around athlete at Withrow in the 1930s. He was captain of the Withrow basketball team and tied for Cincinnati’s scoring leadership in 1939. He played center on the  football team and was an outfielder on the Tiger baseball team.

After graduating from Withrow in 1939, Bob attended Oklahoma A&M for one year before joining the Army Air Force from 1941-1945.

 

SiekmanBob1939_105x200SiekmanBob1939_107x150After World War II, Bob returned to Cincinnati and had a noteworthy basketball career at the University of Cincinnati playing for Ray Farnham and then John Wiethe.  Bob also played football for U.C. and was a member of coach Ray Nolting’s 1946 team that beat the Big Ten champion Indiana and Michigan State among others.