Year Inducted: 1973
Schools / Organizations: East St. Louis High School
Biography: Joe Przada worked more than 1800 prep basketball games as an IHSA official from 1940-1961. His officiating included the state finals in 1952-53-54; college basketball in Illinois-Missouri-Kentucky and baseball umpiring for 50 years. His baseball duties included the state finals from 1941-1946 and 1949-54. Joe umpired in the Sally League, the Piedmont League and the Mexican League in 1946-47. A graduate of East St. Louis HS, Joe died in August of 1971.