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Terry Baker


Terry Wayne Baker

Inducted 1982

Date of Birth



Pine River, MN


Oregon State University (1960-1962)


Terry Baker holds the distinction of being the only athlete to win the Heisman Trophy, Maxwell Award and Sports Illustrated's Sportsman of the Year Award in the same year. He did this with Oregon State in 1962, and he also received a Scholar-Athlete Award from the National Football Foundation. Baker won 14 Player of the Year Awards in addition to being named as a unanimous All-America. In his last game as a collegian, Baker won the Liberty Bowl's Most Valuable Player Award as his 99-yard run was the only score in a 6-0 win over Villanova. He led the nation in total offense and passing. A three-year starter on the Beaver basketball team, he led OSU to a 1963 Final Four appearance. After graduation the Los Angeles Rams made Baker the first player selected in the collegiate draft. He played three seasons for the Rams and one season in the Canadian Football League.


Height 6'3

Weight 191

Career Highlights

  • 1962 Academic All-America
  • 1962 Heisman Trophy Winner
  • 1962 Led nation in pass efficiency
  • 1962 Led nation in total offense
  • 1962 Maxwell Award Winner
  • 1962 NFF Scholar-Athlete
  • 1962 Unanimous All-America
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