Midland Amateur Sports Capital Committee

Terry Collins

After a highly successful career as an athlete at Midland High, Eastern Michigan, and in minor league baseball, Terry Collins went on to fame as a Major League manager for the California Angels, Houston Astros and New York Mets. Collins enjoyed an outstanding three sport career [...]

Gilbert Currie

Gilbert A. Currie was a Midland attorney for fifty-four years and also served as a U.S. Congressman. Currie’s vision and generosity have had a major impact on recreational athletes in Midland. Currie was president of the Midland Country Club for twenty-two years and was [...]

Clyde Dexter

Clyde Dexter came to Midland in 1940 as a pitcher for the Chemical City Athletic Club. Dexter’s first game in Midland was a nineteen strikeout, no hit, no run game and he never looked back. Dexter’s pitching career in Midland, cut short by a back injury, spanned thirteen seasons [...]

Larry Jaster

Larry Jaster earned eight varsity letters from Midland High School in football, basketball and baseball. He was a First Team All-State football player in 1962 and was named First Team All-Saginaw Valley League in both football and baseball. In 1962 Jaster signed a bonus contract [...]

Al Linde

Al Linde is recognized as one of the finest softball players ever to play the game. He is in both the National and Michigan Amateur Softball Halls of Fame. Linde played on seven ASA National Champion teams including the 1951 Dow AC’s team. In all Linde played in sixteen World [...]

Charlie Moss

Over his illustrious career, Charlie Moss has held nine world records in four different age groups in swimming. In the 1988 FINA/MSI World Masters Swimming Championships in Brisbane, Australia he won four events in the 60-64 age group. His accomplishments at the national and [...]

Howard Mudd

Howard Mudd was an outstanding football player from middle school through his days as an NFL star. He was Central Intermediate’s quarterback and MVP in 1955. He won three letters at Midland High and was MVP and Captain as a senior. He was an All-Conference Player two years, [...]

Lloyd Osborn

Lloyd Osborn was an outstanding coach and educator for the Midland Public Schools. He coached football, basketball, and baseball at Northeast Intermediate and also served as their Athletic Director until his death. Wins and losses were not the measure of Lloyd Osborn’s success; [...]

David Russell

David Russell was director of the Midland Community Center for thirty-two years. Russell supervised the first outdoor pool in Midland and served on construction committees for such recreational facilities as Currie Stadium, the Midland Civic Arena and the swimming pools in the [...]

Kayla Skelly

Kayla Skelly excelled as a distance runner with the Midland Fleet Feet program, at Midland High and later at Western Michigan University. As a member of the Fleet Feet track club, Skelly won the AAU Jr. National Cross Country Championship and the USTFF 9 & under Cross Country [...]

Bob Stoppert

Bob Stoppert came to Midland in 1943 as head basketball coach and assistant football coach at Midland High School. He became the head football coach in 1953, serving in that capacity until he retired in 1974.  He also served as athletic director through 1974. During his [...]

Jimmy Walsh

Jimmy Walsh came to Midland in 1940 after winning nine letters in football, basketball and baseball at Eastern Michigan University. In 1941, with Dow Chemical assuming control of the Chemical City Athletic Club, Walsh played for and coached the basketball team as well as the [...]