Year Inducted: 1974
Schools / Organizations: Collinsville High School
St. Louis University
Biography: Ray Sonnenberg had a great prep career at Collinsville HS under Vergil Fletcher. He then moved to St. Louis University where he was a team captain and led the Billikens to the NIT twice and the NCAA once. He played on the 1952 College All-Star team against the Harlem Globetrotters in the Worlds Series of Basketball. While in the service of our country, Ray played for the Air Force Championship team and the World Wide Interservice Championship team. After his playing days, Ray became a very successful high school, college, and NFL referee. Ray passed away on March 5, 2003, at the age of 72.