Gib Gilmore '69
Gib Gilmore '69
Title: Athlete
Year: 1969
Team: Baseball, Basketball, Football
Induction: 1993

Gib Gilmore was drafted by the New York Yankees and tried out for the Dallas Cowboys in 1969 after a three-year, three-sport collegiate career. In football, his record of 51 passes caught in a season stood for 22 years and he still shares the Willamette standard for four touchdown passes caught in a game. He was an honorable mention Little-All-American in 1968. In baseball, he hit .410 as a junior to earn honorable mention Little All-American honors in center field. He also played basketball for the Bearcats. More recently, Gilmore has excelled in handball, winning the national 35-and-over singles championship in 1985.