Friends of Basketball


Larry Bailey

Year Inducted: 2013

Category: Friends of Basketball

Schools / Organizations: (Springfield) Lanphier High School

Biography: Along with his partner, Gary Moser, Larry began keeping statistics for (Springfield) Lanphier High School basketball games in 1993.  The duo has provided live statistics for coaches, radio and newpaper personnel during Lanphier games.  They also provide weekly updates.  Larry and Gary have only missed a handful of games over the 20 years prior to their  2013 Hall of Fame induction.  The pair also compile statistics for the girls’ program.  Kansas University head coach Bill Self, once called them “the best stats crew in Illinois.”