baseball, men’s basketball, football
Active from 1957-1961 • Inducted in 1978
McDaniel was the first L&C player ever to win 12 varsity letters in four years. He was named to nine All-Northwest Conference teams: twice in football, three times in basketball, and all four years in baseball. He played quarterback in football, a guard in basketball (where he led the team in scoring three years), and an outfielder in baseball (he led the team in hitting three seasons). He averaged 81 yards offense in 36 career football games, 13.0 points in 104 basketball games, and hit .339 in 87 baseball games. (Charter member of Hall of Fame)
McDaniel now lives in Portland, Ore. with his wife Donna. They have one daughter, one son, and five grandchildren. He is a retired teacher and coach. He coached football at Lakeridge HS and coached baseball at Sunset HS. He enjoys fishing in his free time.
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