Tony Hinkle left behind a chance to play for the 1921 and 1922 World Series baseball champions, a team that won four consecutive pennants. All he did at Butler instead was change the sport of basketball—forever.
Limited capacity at Hinkle Fieldhouse doesn’t dim experience for fans
Even with most of the seats empty, the roar of fans could be heard outside Hinkle Fieldhouse on Friday afternoon as Virginia Tech hit a three-pointer in the final seconds to send the game into overtime.Read More
NCAA games return spotlight to venerable Hinkle Fieldhouse
“Hoosiers” made Hinkle Fieldhouse famous by Hollywood standards, but in the college basketball world, the home court for Butler University basketball was already a star.Read More
Fever to play home games at Hinkle during Bankers Life renovations
The Indiana Fever will play at Hinkle Fieldhouse on the Butler University campus for two-plus seasons while Bankers Life Fieldhouse undergoes its massive renovation, Pacers Sports & Entertainment announced Thursday.Read More
Players would receive their entire salaries for the year despite playing a schedule that’s only about two-thirds the length of the 36-game one that was supposed to start May 15.
The arched steel trusses enabled the roof to cover a couple of acres without the need for beams, providing the vast and wide open spaces inside that would give the gazillion visitors to come in future years the sensation they had wandered into something that was part-gymnasium, part-national park.
Indiana Landmarks has chosen Butler as the winner of its annual Cook Cup for Outstanding Restoration for its preservation of the National Historic Landmark.