George L. Brown
George L. Brown
Major: CAS/BA '40
Team: Men's Basketball, Baseball, Men's Track and Field, Football

Known as “Moe” to his teammates and friends, George Brown played four sports during his reign at American. He was very humble even though he was a football star and had great athletic ability. His coaches boasted his consistent effort and hard work during practice and during competition. George played guard for the basketball team and had devastating range on the court. He was a smooth, level-headed player who tended to keep his team poised with his leadership qualities. George also led the way for establishing a baseball team at American. In 1938, he wrote articles on why there should be a team and had several students sign a petition. Also in 1938, George received the Most Valuable Player Award for the football team at American. He was a great athlete, a good scholar and a friend to everyone.