Dr. James Cusack
Year Inducted: 2015
Schools / Organizations: (Peoria) Spalding High School
The University of Notre Dame
Biography: Jim was a three-sport star at Peoria Spalding in the early 1950s, earning seven all-city honors. He scored 1,211 career points in basketball and accepted a scholarship to Notre Dame. Jim played on the freshman basketball team and on the
varsity as a sophomore before deciding on medical school. He concentrated on baseball his final two years at Notre Dame, serving as captain on an Irish team that earned a Final Four berth in the College World Series.