George Vukovich
    George Vukovich

    Sport/Years/Inducted:
    Baseball/1975-77/2003


    Vukovich led the 1977 squad with a .352 average, earned first-team All-American honors and was the cornerstone of a Saluki squad that advanced to the College World Series and beat Temple, Arizona State and UCLA. He was a lifetime .329 hitter at SIU. Vukovich played six seasons in the majors and had a .268 batting average.