James Thomas Northrup (November 24, 1939 – June 8, 2011), nicknamed the "Silver Fox" due to his prematurely graying hair, was a Major League Baseball outfielder and left-handed batter who played for the Detroit Tigers (1964–74), Montreal Expos (1974) and Baltimore Orioles (1974–75).
Harry William Helmer (November 26, 1884 – April 1971) was an American football player and coach of football, basketball, and baseball coach. He served as the head football coach at Central Michigan Normal School, now Central Michigan University, from 1909 to 1912 and at Alma College in 1917, compiling a career college football record of 20–10–2. Helmer was also the head basketball coach at Central Michigan from 1910 to 1916 and at Alma from 1916 to 1918, amassing a career college basketball mark of 50–40. In addition, he was the head baseball coach at Central Michigan from 1910 to 1916, tallying a mark of 33–26–2.
Robert James Bruce (born May 16, 1933) is a former starting pitcher in Major League Baseball.
James Michael Hart (born December 20, 1951 in Kalamazoo, Michigan) is a former Major League Baseball outfielder. He played five games for the Texas Rangers in 1980, getting one hit in four at bats. Following his major league career, Hart has had a long career as a minor league manager and coach. His most recent managerial stint was in 1998 with the Shreveport Captains.
Paul Hale Bruske (November 7, 1877 – September 26, 1956) was an American writer, journalist, advertising executive, and sportsman.