Robert Francis "Bobby" Wanzer  Inducted in 1991

Player Inducted in 1991
Bobby Wanzer Robert Francis
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Robert Francis "Bobby" Wanzer (June 4, 1921 – January 23, 2016) attended Benjamin Franklin High School in New York City. professional basketball player and coach. Wanzer played collegiately at Seton Hall University. After leading Seton Hall to a 16–2 record as a sophomore, Wanzer enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. He made the All-Pacific Armed Forces All-Star basketball team and participated in the occupation of Guam.

Wanzer was named five-time NBA All-Star and three-time All-NBA Second Team selection, Wanzer played his entire professional career for the Rochester Royals of the Basketball Association of America (BAA) and National Basketball Association (NBA). He won an NBA championship with the Royals in 1951. During his final two years as a player, he served as the team's player-coach. After he retired from playing in 1957, he remained as a coach with the Royals for one season, before he became the head coach of the St. John Fisher Cardinals college basketball team in 1963. He stayed in the role with the college for 24 years until his retirement in 1987. Wanzer was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1987. As a player, he was named NBA champion (1951), 5× NBA All-Star (1952–1956), 3× All-NBA Second Team (1952–1954), and No. 8 retired by Seton Hall Pirates. As a coach, he was named NBA All-Star Game head coach (1957).