1904 Men’s Basketball – Team Picture

Men’s basketball was established at Oregon State in 1901, ironically a few years after the college had already fielded a woman’s team!  This team picture of the 1904 men’s team shows the “champions” and their two coaches, Mr. Thorpe and Mr. Trine, who led the roundballers to a successful 7-3 season.  Notice the length of the shorts in this picture, which seem to almost go to knee level (something we wouldn’t see again for another almost 90 years). (OSU Archives)

1904 Men's Basketball

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