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Dr. Robert Sheldon was the team doctor for many years along with Dr. Clerou, attending all games. Dr. Sheldon was an all-conference guard for the Renegades in 1936 and went on to Stanford to become an ear-nose-and throat doctor, later attending Harvard. He worked with Dr. Romain Clerou as a team Doctor for the Renegades, splitting his time between Bakersfield College and Bakersfield High School.
Dr. Sheldon has been active in community projects including BC’s first football support group known as the Wingback Club starting in 1953 before he had to return to Navy duty.
The Sheldon Trust, supported by both Bob and his wife Harriet, who coached and was a counselor at BC, has been generous to BC causes and scholarships.
As the Team Doctor, Sheldon worked with Dr. Clerou in serving BC until 1978 and BHS until 1986.
Dr. Robert Sheldon was the team doctor for many years along with Dr. Clerou, attending all games. Played football at BC. Active in community support of BC thru Helmet Club & others. Harriet Sheldon played tennis at BC. Became tennis and golf women’s champion in Kern County. Taught PE at BC and counseling. Ended up as Head of the Counseling Department.
The Sheldon Trust (supported by both Bob and Harriet) is very generous to BC causes & scholarships.
-- Jerry Ludeke