Jim Ball
Hall of Fame Enshrinee Information
Jim Ball
Inducted: 2002

Years at Loras:
Sport: Football


  • A graduate of Loras College in 1958, is known for his strong offensive and defensive skills that led Loras to many victories. Ball won four letters in football and was co-captain his junior and senior year. He was an all-Catholic and All-American his junior and senior year. He was also awarded the scholar-athlete award in 1958.

  • Ball was a history major, graduating with a 3.8 grade point average. He used his knowledge to earn his attorney license in Illinois and Tennessee. Balls accomplishments have included: President of Memphis and Shelby County Bar Association of the Young Lawyers Section, on the Board of Directors of the Memphis Bar Association, President of Memphis Local Lawyers Association, and a member of the Board of Governors of Tennessee Trial Law Association (TTLA) for 10 years.