Fred Baker

Inducted 1992

TSSAA Official 40 Years (1947 – 1987)

Assigning Officer and Supervisor of West Tennessee Basketball Officials’ Association 10 Years (1987 - 1997)

  • Mr. Baker got his start in officiating when an official failed to show up for a game between Union University and Delta State University.  He was a Union student at the time and was pulled from the stands to work the game
  • Worked in both the boys and girls TSSAA State Basketball tournaments
  • Worked TSSAA State Football Playoffs
  • Officiated in Southeastern Conference for 12 Years (1962 – 1974)
  • Participated in basketball and baseball at Union University in Jackson, TN
  • Received “Charlie Meeks Award” for outstanding officiating
  • Top official in the old Volunteer State Athletic Conference (VSAC)
  • Inducted into the Jackson-Madison County Sports Hall of Fame in 1995

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