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Learn about the Milan 54’ Team and purchase some legendary merchandise

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“Hoosiers”, the movie

Learn details about the movie, fun facts, and why it’s the greatest sports movie of all time!

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The ’54 Team

Learn all about the 1954 Team, the players positions, their life, and more.

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70th Anniversary Celebration of the “Milan Miracle” to Take Place March 23

Milan, Indiana — A 70th anniversary celebration of Milan High School’s legendary 1954 Indiana Basketball State Championship will be held on Saturday, March 23 in the town of Milan. Festivities will take place in the Milan High School gymnasium (609 N. Warpath Drive, Milan, Indiana) beginning at 11 am and admission is free and open to the public. The celebration will include remarks from dignitaries and feature a panel discussion with the Milan players. Greg Rakestraw, of the ISC Sports Network in Indianapolis and theRead More » »

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Milan 54 Championship 70th Celebration – Save the Date

Milan 54 Championship 70th Celebration – Save the Date

On March 23, 2024, a celebration for the 70th Anniversary will take place for the Milan 1954 Championship.

Our first Children’s book, Nice Guys Can Finish First: Life Lessons from the 1954 Milan State Championship Basketball Team

Our first Children’s book, Nice Guys Can Finish First: Life Lessons from the 1954 Milan State Championship Basketball Team, offers basketball tips for youth and revisits the history of the 1954 Milan Indians State Championship team. Each of the living members of the team participated in this project which was sponsored by the Milan ’54 Board of Directors. With illustrations featuring team and coaches, the book includes inspirational quotes and a glossary of basketball terms for beginning players.

Nice Guys Can Finish First: Life Lessons from the 1954 Milan State Championship Basketball Team

Museum Operating Hours

WINTER HOURS for the Milan ’54 Hoosiers Museum:
DECEMBER we will keep regular hours of Wed-Sat 10:00-4:00.
JANUARY Closed, but will be open by appointment or by chance.
To make an appointment contact us via email: milan54@frontier.com
or call 812-654-2772 and leave a message.
ALSO, Looking Ahead, Mark your calendar for Saturday, March 23, 2024 and join us for our 70th Anniversary Celebration of the Championship Win!!

Upcoming Events

Tip Off: March 23, 2024 Location: Milan, Indiana A 70th anniversary celebration of Milan High School’s legendary 1954 Indiana Basketball State Championship will be held on Saturday, March 23 in the town of Milan. Festivities will take place in the Milan High School gymnasium (609 N. Warpath Drive, Milan, Indiana) beginning at 11 am and admission Read More » »

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