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Hobey Baker

The only member of the Hockey and American College Football Hall of Fame, Hobey Baker also shatters the myth that the early stars of Ice Hockey were only Canadians. Baker could do it all. Starring for both Princeton’s Hockey and Football teams and was one of the most revered athletes of his time. The first legitimate star of American Hockey also was the first American inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame (and also headlined the first class in the United States Hockey Hall). Posthumously, the NCAA created the Hobey Baker Ward, which is given to the best collegiate hockey player. They could not have chosen a better man to name it after.
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