Growing Up: Farm Life & Basketball in the 1940s & '50s
by Harold Schoen
FAMILY, FARM WORK AND PLAY; BASKETBALL AT UNIVERSITY OF DAYTON; WINNING 1962 NIT. Born in 1941, Hal Schoen grew up on a farm in a family of 15. The first in his family to attend college, he obtained a basketball scholarship from legendary UD coach Tom Blackburn. A story of a long-gone world of working with neighbors, radio entertainment, few telephones, unsupervised play, and sports just for fun.