Jay Harold Shidler (/ʃaɪd-lər/ SHīd-ler; born April 20, 1946) is an American investor and philanthropist. Shidler is the managing partner of The Shidler Group, a national real estate investment organization and is the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of The Shidler Family Foundation.
A list of "100 Legends of the IHSA Boys Basketball Tournament" was assembled on December 14, 2005. Throughout the state, 281 individuals were nominated and were chosen by geographic region and tournament era. The team of 100 Legends was selected by fans throughout the state with online voting. Several of the living members of that team made ...
Accorded all-state honors as both a junior and senior, Shidler was named to both major prep All-Americas. After his senior year, Shidler competed in four all-star classics and was the MVP of the IBCA game. Jay moved on to the University of Kentucky where he was a member of the 1978 NCAA Champions. Shidler played professional basketball in Scotland.
Jay Shidler laughs at the thought of the nickname now 40 years after he was part of Kentucky’s 1978 national championship basketball team. “That’s how I came in and I had a decent freshman year and caught people’s eyes. I don’t back down from it. I did like all that went with that nickname,” he said.
Jay Shidler in 1976 as a Lawrenceville Indian, and Jay Shidler, today. Come meet "The Blonde Bomber" on Saturday, April 11th at Edwards County HS Gym. Enjoy dinner, lot's of great basketball stories about his high school days and his career at Kentucky. Ask some of your own questions, get an autograph and a photo with Jay.
Jay Schadler is a journalist, photographer and artist. Oprah Winfrey described Mr. Schadler like this: "Jay has the eyes of a journalist and the heart of a storyteller. For more than three decades Schadler traveled the world as a correspondent and anchor for ABC News, 20/20, Nightline, Good Morning America, National Geographic TV and others.
Nickname: Jay "the Blond Bomber" Shidler Additional Photos: Action Photos: Game by Game Statistics Prep Notes: Mr. Basketball State of Illinois 1976 (Class A) Parade All-American Scholastic Coach All-American Post-UK Career Notes:
WGN-TV / ONTV. ( Milo Hamilton, Johnny “Red” Kerr) Radio. WVON. ( Jim Durham, Norm Van Lier) < 1979–80. 1981–82 >. The 1980-81 NBA season was the Bulls' 15th season in the NBA and their first season in the Eastern Conference.
Jay Shidler, who played from 1976 to 1980, said Dunn paid him $1,200 for two season tickets when he was a sophomore. The price went to $800 apiece as a junior and $1,000 each when he was a senior.