Athletic Hall of Fame

Charles Eugene Beatty

Charles Eugene Beatty

Sport(s): Track

Induction Class: 1976

Outstanding trackman for Michigan State Normal College... Held records for the low hurdles and the national junior 440-yards hurdles... Held the Penn Relays record for the 400-meter hurdles for 18 years... Set the school 220 yard low hurdles record that stood for 18 years... Member of the mile relay team that won the Penn Relay for three straight years... Narrowly missed qualifying for the 1936 United States Olympic team... Served as a teacher and principal in Ypsilanti for 39 years. Former president of the EMU Alumni Board of Directors.

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