William Mason
William Mason
Major: KSB/BS '66, KSB/MA '80
Team: Baseball, Men's Basketball

Bill Mason was a four-year letterwinner on the basketball team and was a starting forward during the 1964-65 season. He was the 1966 recipient of the Stafford H. Cassell Award and named the AU Business School’s top scholar-athlete.

Most notably, Bill was the starting centerfielder on AU’s baseball team from 1962-66. He set both the single season and career records for batting average, home runs, runs batted in and slugging percentage. In 1966 Bill became AU’s first-ever player selected in the Major League Baseball draft, being selected by the New York Yankees.