Louis J. Klema

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Louis Kleman was an outstanding athlete at Mount Carmel Township High School in football, basketball and baseball in the mid-20’s. In addition to his high school athletics, he played on many of the local baseball and basketball teams that were sponsored by the communities at that time.

In the late 1920’s and early 1930’s, while attending Mount Saint Mary’s College in Emmitsburg, Maryland, Louis again excelled at football, baseball and basketball. In baseball he received recognition as the Most Valuable Player for two consecutive years.

After college, he joined the teaching staff at Mount Carmel Township and accepted the position of head basketball coach, serving this capacity into the late 1940’s. During this time, he also held positions as assistant football coach and baseball coach.

During the 1950’s and early 1960’s, Louis served as freshman basketball coach at Mount Carmel High School.

Louis retired in 1968 and passed away on February 6, 1970.

Categories: 1989 Hall of Fame