Maxvill, Devine In First Class To Enter Washington U. Hall
Maxvil!, To Enter Pro Football Hall of Famer Jim Conzelman, baseball executives Dal Maxvill and Bing Devine, and former NFL player Shelby Jordan are among the 14 inaugural inductees to the Washington University Athletic Hall of Fame. The inductees: Jim Barton (1953-57) Three-year letterman in basketball. He ranks fourth in career scoring with 1,215 points despite playing only three seasons. A native of Edwardsville, he lives in Houston. Jim Burst (1951-55) Starred in football but also competed in basketball, baseball, and track and field. Burst still holds WU's career football marks for scoring (181 points), touchdowns (30), punt-return average (15.1 yards), kickoff-return average (26.5 yards) and yards-per-carry average (6.8). He was drafted by the National Football League's Chicago Cardinals. He is a native and resident of St. Louis. Jim Conzelman (1932-39) Played football and basketball at Washington U. in the late teens and later coached the Bears to three Missouri Valley Conference titles. He also coached the Chicago Cardinals to an National Football League title in 1947. He is enshrined in three Halls of Fame, including pro football. He is a native of St. Louis and is deceased.