Hall of Fame: Avon Artz (1967)

Avon Artz
Avon Artz

Avon Artz

Detroit, Michigan
Years Played: 1932, 1933, 1934


Avon Artz played his high school hockey for Central High School in Detroit, Michigan.  At the University of Michigan, he played center from 1931-1934 under Coach Eddie Lowrey.  His most memorable game was against Kitchener, which Michigan won 2-1.  He scored one goal and had one assist in that game.  His most important goal was a game winning goal against Minnesota, which evened the season’s series.  He was elected captain of Michigan’s baseball team in 1933.  He was selected by College Humor magazine to the 1933-1934 Baseball All-American team.

Avon Artz graduated from the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts in 1934.  He passed away 7 January 2001.


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