UPDATE: Milan Miracle 60th Anniversary At Hinkle Postponed

Posted On February 17, 2014

Press release from Milan ’54 Hoosiers Museum

The 1954 state championship trophy is still on display at Milan High School. file photo

The 1954 state championship trophy is still on display at Milan High School.
file photo

Update posted Monday, February 17:

The Milan Miracle 60th Anniversary celebration originally scheduled for March 10, 2014 at Hinkle Fieldhouse at Butler University in Indianapolis has been postponed until the fall.  To keep up to date on this special celebration and other Milan’54 events continue to visit the new Milan ’54 Hoosiers Museum’s website at www.milan54.org  or visit Facebook page Milan ’54 Hoosiers Basketball Museum.


Original story posted Wednesday, February 5:

(Milan, Ind.) – The 60th anniversary of the Milan “Miracle” will be celebrated at a special dinner, Monday, March 10, 2014 at 6:30pm, where the final game happened, in Indiana’s basketball “cathedral”, Hinkle Fieldhouse on the campus of Butler University in Indianapolis. The event will honor the 1954 Milan High School basketball players and supporting team.

Master of Ceremonies will be Mark Boyle, “voice of the Pacers.” Guests will hear from some of the ’54 Legends; and the keynote address will be delivered by Angelo Pizzo, writer and producer of the movie “Hoosiers.” Also attending from “Hoosiers” will be Hickory Huskers’ “Jimmy Chitwood” Maris Valainis and “Buddy” Brad Long.

The reception begins at 6:30 pm, dinner at 7:00 pm, with speakers to follow. Seating is limited, and tickets are $100/person; special table sponsorships are available.

Guests will have the opportunity to mingle and dine with the Milan ’54 Legends and others.  A silent auction will also be held, featuring a large assortment of special autographed memorabilia and photographs.

For tickets contact Timothy Molinari at tmolinari.milan54@gmail.com or 812-530-6789.  For additional information visit www.milan54.org click on the events link.

Event proceeds will benefit the Milan ‘54 Hoosiers Museum.