Midland Amateur Sports Capital Committee

Jimmy Adamick

Jimmy Adamick, known in professional boxing during the 1930s as "The Midland Mauler," was ranked as the No. 6 heavyweight boxer in the world by Ring magazine in 1937. He scored a record 32 straight knockouts and finished with a 42-2-2 record in his five-year career. In 1935, [...]

Dave Arnold

Over more than 30 years, Dave Arnold has coached football everywhere from his alma mater, Midland High School, to the University of Miami, to the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League. Arnold helped coach Midland High to the 1968 state football championship, won the [...]

Tom Beale

Tom Beale had an outstanding 26-year fastpitch softball career as a lefthanded pitcher, and served as the "Voice of Currie Stadium," the public address announcer, for various softball games. In 1948 through the Dow Junior Athletic Club (AC’s) program, Beale pitched in a [...]

Harold ‘Hal’ Cook

In addition to being a standout tennis player and athlete in high school, college, and beyond, Hal Cook was a co-founder of the Midland Community Tennis Center. He was instrumental in the MCTC’s development and design, and served as its director of operations from its [...]

Thad Stanford

Thad Stanford was a standout athlete at Midland High School and the University of Michigan, and through his career as an orthopedic surgeon has become a pioneer and a nationally respected authority in the the field of sports medicine. At Midland High in the late 1940s, Stanford [...]