Clifford (Chief) McLean

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Clifford (Chief) McLean
School: Benson Graduation Year: 1932

Year Inducted: 2004

Sports Played: Football, Basketball, Baseball

High School Honors: 1 Letter in Football; halfback as a Junior.

3 Letters in Basketball; 1st team All-PIL, team MVP, and All-Tournament as a Senior.

2 Letters in Baseball; 1st team All-PIL catcher as a Junior and Senior.

Post High School Career: 2 Letters each in Football and Basketball at Southern Oregon Normal. 2 Letters each in Basketball and Baseball at University of Oregon. Played minor league professional basketball and baseball before launching a 31 year coaching career in Medford schools from 1947-1978. Inducted as a charter member in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) District 2 Hall of Fame in 1960. Inducted into Benson Hall of Fame as a Charter Member in 2000.

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