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Monday, July 4, 2016

61 Days Until Kickoff! Dark Territory Clemson Letterman Of The Day

61 Days Until Kickoff!

Dark Territory Clemson Letterman Photo Of The Day

Frank Gillespie


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Frank Gillespie was Clemson's last three-sport letterman. He lettered in baseball in 1943 before spending three years in the Army.

After returning to Clemson, he was a starting guard on the Tiger football team for three years.

A native of Beckley, WV, Gillespie was also a starting guard in basketball for three years and played three more years of baseball, where he made the All-State team.

Gillespie double-majored in electrical engineering and textile engineering and served as president of his senior class. He received the McKelvin Award for the outstanding student-athlete of the Southern Conference.

Gillespie was inducted into the Clemson Hall of Fame in 1977.

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