Members

Inductee
BAGARUS, STEPHEN
BAGARUS, STEPHEN
Born on June 19, 1919
South Bend
October 15, 1981.
Inducted On
August 13, 1988
Location Inducted
South Bend, IN (Posthumously)
Region Number
2
Sb Washington
Player
South Bend Washington
1938
Unanimously selected to South Bend's first All-City High School Football Team by South Bend News Times and to UPI state 3rd Team 1937; also a starting forward on basketball team; awarded a basketball scholarship to Notre Dame.
University of Notre Dame 1938-1940
While at ND, most celebrated achievement was intercepting an Army pass in 1940, running it back for a 7-0 win in Yankee Stadium.

Drafted during WW II and served two years in the Army.
After football, hosted his own restaurant in Washington, DC; was a sports commentator; played pro basketball for the Baltimore Bullets.
Wife, Ann; four children
Professional Athletic Background: Played for San Diego Bombers of Pacific Coast Pro Football League 1943; played with Washington Redskins 1944-1946; signed with Los Angeles Rams 1947.

Professional Athletic Honors: Played in many charity games; played in East-West Shrine Game, the Gold Cup Game, Hearst Disabled Vets Game, and LA Times Benefit Game; named to NFL's All-Pro team 1945.