Cornelia "Nellie" Kyr

Induction Year : 1976

Sport: Basketball

Cornelia “Nellie” Kyr led the Newman-Stern girls basketball team to a world championship in the 1920’s, topping all scorers in the four-game championship series with 31 points. Considered one of the finest shooters in the game, she held a one-game record of 37 points. In its world championship season, her team won 41 of 43 games.