SAGINAW COUNTY SPORTS HALL OF FAME

CLASS OF 2002

                        
Saginaw High School - 1933-35 Participated in football, basketball, and track and field
Set shot put, broad jump and high jump records Captured Class A shot put and high jump titles - 1934
Captured Class A shot put (new state record), high jump and broad jump titles - 1935 Helped lead Saginaw High

to its first-ever Class A state track and field championship - 1935 University of Michigan - 1935-37
First black student athlete ever elected captain of the Wolverines' Track team Set shot put and discuss records at University of Michigan. Captured the World Decathlon championship in Cleveland - 1940 Qualified for Olympics but the games were cancelled because of WWII Competing for the Detroit Police Department, he won the National AAU Decathlon championship - 1942 & 1943
Worked for the Detroit Police Department for 25 years, winning eight meritorious service citations.

BILL WATSON