Bill Bigby - Class of 1951

Bill Bigby's 1951 High School photo.

Bigby's wife accepts an award on his behalf. 

Bigby's wife accepts an award on his behalf. 

William Dan "Bill" Bigby played baseball, football, and basketball for Sand Springs High School from 1948 through 1951 and was named to the All-State Baseball team. 

Sandite Football went 3-6-1 in the 1950 season.
Sandite Basketball went 22-5 for their second-straight Verdigris Valley Conference Championship in the 1950-1951 season.

After graduating Sand Springs, Bigby attended the University of Oklahoma and married his high school sweet heart, Rosemary Wallace. He paused his education to serve in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and attained the rank of Sergeant, then graduated from the University of Tulsa.

Bigby served the City of Sand Springs as a councilman and Mayor while working for Saint Francis Hospital. He also coached future Sandites in both baseball and basketball. 

Bigby passed away on October 5, 2013.