Albion Mourns Passing of Bob Eggleston, '51

Robert M. Eggleston, ’51, a 1991 inductee into the Albion College Athletic Hall of Fame, passed away March 3, 2013. He was 83.

An all-Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association basketball selection at guard his senior year, Eggleston was named Albion’s Most Valuable Player and served as co-captain. He competed in basketball for four years and won three letters.

A three-time letterwinner in track, Eggleston was also a member of the team which won an MIAA track championship. He also lettered once in football and he was deservedly selected as Albion's College's 1951 Athlete of the Year.

A native of Jackson, where he was a four-sport athlete at East Jackson High School, Eggleston earned a master’s degree from Michigan State University.