Delaware Sports Museum and Hall of Fame

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Delaware Sports Museum and Hall of Fame
The Delaware Sports Museum and Hall of Fame is a membership-based organization founded in 1976. The organization runs a museum with exhibits at Daniel S. Frawley Stadium on the Riverfront in Wilmington, Delaware and promotes physical fitness in the community. The museum is a member of the International Sports Heritage Association.

Hall of Fame
An annual awards banquet is also held to recognize athletes who are either from Delaware or perform within the state. Inductees to the Hall of Fame include :




Name Organization Location Sport Division Inducted Caras, James "Jimmy" Pool Halls, US Open Wilmington Pool Hustling, Professional 1976 Carpenter, Bob Wilmington Blue Rocks, Philadelphia Phillies, Wilmington Sportsmens Club Wilmington, Philadelphia, PA Baseball Owner, Boxing Interstate League ( Minor), Major League, 1978 Cole, Billy University of Delaware, William Penn High Newark, New Castle Baseball, Football, Coaching College, High School 1979 Douglas, Dave PGA Delaware Golf Professional 1978 du Pont, William, Jr. Delaware Park Racetrack, Delaware Handicap Stanton Thoroughbred Horse Racing Race Track Designer & Developer 1979 Grier, Cap Amateur Trapshooting Association Delaware Trap Shooting Amateur, Winchester Spokesperson 1979 Jessup, Marion Zinderstein Metropolitan Women's Singles Championship, U.S. Olympic Team Delaware, Paris, France Tennis Professional, Olympic Games 1979 Johnson, Judy Hilldale Club, Homestead Grays, Pittsburgh Crawfords Darby, PA, Homestead, PA, Pittsburgh, PA Baseball Negro League 1976 Koffenberger, Ed P.S. du Pont High, Duke University (NCAA All-American), Richmond Barons Georgetown, Durham, NC, Richmond, VA Basketball High School, College, Professional 1977 Marvil, Dallas "Dal" Northwestern University Laurel, Evanston, IL Football College 1978 McGowan, Bill "Big Shot" DuPont, American League Major League Baseball Wilmington Baseball Umpire Company Team, Professional 1977 McMahon, John "Sadie" Philadelphia Athletics, Baltimore Orioles, Brooklyn Bridegrooms Wilmington, Philadelphia, PA, Baltimore, MD, Brooklyn, NY Baseball Professional 1979 Michaels, Eddie "Whitey" Villanova University, Chicago Bears, Washington Redskins, Philadelphia-Pittsburgh Steagles, Philadelphia Eagles Radnor, PA, Washington, DC, Pittsburgh, PA, Philadelphia, PA Football College, Professional 1976 Miller, Creighton A.I. du Pont High School, University of Notre Dame, National Football League Players Association Notre Dame, IN Football College, Labor Union 1976 Montero, Dominic "Dim" Salesianum School Wilmington Football Coaching High School 1978 Naylor, Millard A. Howard High, University of Delaware, Millard A. Naylor Youth Football League Wilmington, Newark Football, Coaching High School, University, Municipal 1979 Nelson, David "Dave" M. University of Michigan, University of Delaware, NCAA Ann Arbor, MI, Newark Football, Coaching, Rulemaking College 1978 Newlin, Frank City of Wilmington Department of Parks and Recreation Director, DelMarVa Relays Founder Wilmington Track Municipal 1977 Oliver, Ed "Porky" PGA Wilmington Golf Professional 1976 Sawin, Nancy Churchman Sanford School, Senior Olympics Hockessin Lacrosse, Field Hockey High School, Recreational 1977 Schollenberger, George Laurel High Laurel Football Coaching High School 1979 Short, Chris Philadelphia Phillies, Milwaukee Brewers Milford, Philadelphia, PA, Milwaukee, WI Baseball Professional 1979 Tribuani, Al T & C Athletic Association, Golden Gloves, National Boxing Association Wilmington, Delaware, Monterey, California Welterweight, Middleweight Boxing Amateur & Professional 1977 Waller, Ron Laurel High, University of Maryland, Los Angeles Rams, Los Angeles Chargers, San Diego Chargers Laurel, College Park, MD, Los Angeles, CA, San Diego, CA Football, Coaching High School, College, Professional 1977 Warrington, Caleb "Tex" Dover High, Auburn University, Boston Yanks Dover, Auburn, AL, Boston, MA Football College, Professional 1978 Wharton, Charles "Buck" M. Newark High, University of Pennsylvania, University of Delaware Newark, Philadelphia, PA Football, Coaching High School, College 1978 Willis, Vic "The Delaware Peach" University of Delaware, Boston Beaneaters, Pittsburgh Pirates, St. Louis Cardinals Newark, Boston, MA, Pittsburgh, PA, St. Louis, MO Baseball, Coaching College, Professional 1977 Zwolak, Vic Salesianum School, Villanova University (NCAA champion), U.S. Olympic Team Tokyo, Japan Cross Country, Steeplechase College, 1964 Summer Olympics 1976 Name Organization Location Sport Division Inducted Aiello, John "Johnny" J., Sr. Defiance Athletic Club, St. Anthony's, CYO, University of Delaware, Golden Gloves, National Boxing Association Wilmington, Delaware Flyweight, Bantamweight, Featherweight Boxing, Coaching Amateur & Professional 1980 Betts, Huck Philadelphia Phillies, Boston Braves Millsboro, Philadelphia, PA, Boston, MA Baseball Major League 1980 Birkenheuer, John, Rev. Delaware Sports 1988 Blaney, H.B. "Bernie" Newark High, Duke University, Durham High School Newark, Durham, NC Football, Coaching High School, College 1981 Brooks, Lou "Larrupin' Lou" T & C Athletic Association, Golden Gloves, National Boxing Association Wilmington, Delaware Light heavyweight & Heavyweight Boxing Amateur & Professional 1985 Carpenter, Ruly Tower Hill School, Philadelphia Phillies Wilmington, Philadelphia, PA Baseball Owner Major League 1987 Cartwright, Al The News Journal, Wilmington Sportswriters and Broadcasters Association, Delaware Sports Museum and Hall of Fame Wilmington Sports Writer, Museum President Newspaper 1980 Chadick, Paul Delaware Sports 1984 Chalmers, Shorty Newark High Newark Sports High School 1981 Cihocki, Edward "Eddie" Joseph Philadelphia Athletics Wilmington, Philadelphia, PA Baseball Major League 1981 Cloud, Nathan "Nate" Conrad High, University of Delaware Wilmington Blue Bombers Wilmington, Newark Basketball High School, College, Professional 1984 Cooper, Johnny Delaware Sports 1983 Coveleski, Frank Rehoboth High, Rehoboth Beach Patrol Rehoboth Beach Swimming, Coaching High School, Municipal 1982 Crawford, Al Delaware Sports 1985 Crimian, John "Jack" Melvin St. Louis Cardinals, Kansas City Athletics, Detroit Tigers St. Louis, MO, Kansas City, MO, Detroit, MI Baseball, Coaching Major League, High School 1985 Davis, Brandon "Brandy" Duke University, Pittsburgh Pirates, Williamsport Crosscutters, Greensboro Patriots Durham, NC, Pittsburgh, PA, Williamsport, PA, Greensboro, NC Baseball, Manager, Scout College, Major League, Minor League 1989 Doherty, William "Billy" CYO, Archmere Academy, Villanova University, Eastern Shore Baseball League, Canadian Football League Claymont, Radnor, PA, Canada Baseball, Canadian Football Catholic, High School, College 1984 Doherty, Gerald P., II or Jr. University of Delaware Newark Coaching College 1980 Doherty, Gerald "Doc" P., III Archmere Academy, University of Delaware, Wilmington Clippers Claymont, Newark, Wilmington Football High School, College, Professional 1985 Donohue, Matt Delaware Sports 1981 Dunn, Christopher "Chris" Williams Delaware Track & Field Club, Newark High, Colgate University, U.S. Olympic Team Wilmington, Newark, Hamilton, NY, Munich, West Germany Track & Field Club, High School, College, 1972 Summer Olympics 1989 Elliott, Carlton Delaware Sports 1988 Estock, George Boston Braves Delaware, Boston, MA Baseball, Umpire Major League 1988 Field, Bryan Delaware Park Racetrack, Delaware Handicap Stanton Thoroughbred Horse Racing Race Track Manager 1980 Franks Panzram, Jennifer Mount Pleasant High School, Villanova University Delaware Swimming 1989 Garvine, Cliff Delaware Sports 1982 George, Benny Delaware State College Dover, Delaware Football 1987 Givens, Charlie Delaware Sports 1986 Green, Dallas University of Delaware, Philadelphia Phillies, Washington Senators, New York Mets, New York Yankees, Chicago Cubs Newark, Philadelphia, PA, Washington, DC, New York, NY, Chicago, IL Baseball, Managing College, Major League 1983 Gregg, Steve Southern California Aquatic Club, Pan Am Sports Organization, U.S. Olympic Team West LA, CA, Mexico City, Mexico, Montreal, Canada Swimming 1975 Pan Am Games, 1976 Summer Olympics 1989 Guthrie, Grant Claymont High, Florida State University, Buffalo Bills Claymont, Tallahassee, FL, Buffalo, NY Football High School, College, Professional 1987 Hagan, Jim Delaware Sports 1987 Hall, Tom University of Minnesota, Detroit Lions, Minnesota Vikings, New Orleans Saints Wilmington, Minneapolis, MN, Detroit, MI, New Orleans, LA Football College, Professional 1980 Hayes, Walter Cyclocross at Granogue Wilmington Cycling, Triathlon Sport Master 1985 Hayman, Conway University of Delaware, Houston Oilers, Prairie View A&M University Newark, Houston, TX, Prairie View, TX Football, Coaching College, Professional 1986 Hazewski, Eddie Delaware Sports 1983 Hickman, John Delaware Sports 1986 Hoffman, Bob Delaware Sports 1988 Johnson, George Delaware Sports 1986 Justice, Rita Professional Women's Bowling Tour, Wilmington Women's Bowling Association Wilmington Bowling Professional 1988 Kelley, Robert "Bob" University of Delaware Newark Sports Writer Broadcast journalism 1989 Klosiewicz, Cas Delaware Sports 1984 Knight, Pat Delaware Sports 1981 Krapf, Jim Tatnall School, University of Alabama Delaware Football, Wrestling 1985 Lichtenstein, Vic University of Delaware, P.S. du Pont High, Wilmington High Newark, Wilmington Basketball, Baseball, Coaching College, High School 1986 Lore, Francis Dover Little League founder Dover Baseball Little League 1989 Marshall, Chip Delaware Sports 1982 May, Dave Baltimore Orioles, Milwaukee Brewers, Atlanta Braves, Texas Rangers, Pittsburgh Pirates New Castle, Baltimore, MD, Milwaukee, WI, Atlanta, GA, Arlington, TX, Pittsburgh, PA Baseball Major League 1984 McConnell, Willard Newark Country Club, Kennett Square Golf & Country Club, Newark, Kennett Square, PA Golf Club, Senior 1985 McGraw, Rea Delaware Sports 1984 Miller, Rosemary (Young) Delaware Sports 1983 Morris, John "Johnny" L. Bassmaster Classic, International Game Fish Association, Bass Pro Shops Delaware Bass Fishing Professional, Corporate Founder 1987 Mulvena, Jack University of Minnesota Minneapolis, MN Football College 1983 Murray, William "Bill" D. University of Delaware, Duke University Newark, Durham, NC Football, Coaching College 1983 Neiger, Alvin "Al" Edward University of Delaware, Philadelphia Phillies Newark, Delaware, Philadelphia, PA Baseball College, Professional 1984 O'Neill, James, Rev. Delaware Sports 1982 Pankowski (Pennock), Joe Delaware Sports 1987 Pitts, Jackie Delaware Sports 1983 Rawstrom, Harold "Harry" W. University of Delaware Newark Swimming, Coaching College 1987 Reilly, Kevin Delaware Sports 1985 Roache, Willie National Boxing Association Wilmington Featherweight Boxing Professional 1986 Sasse, Ralph Delaware Sports 1981 Shakespeare, Frank Naval Academy, U.S. Olympic Team Annapolis, MD, Helsinki, Finland Rowing College, 1952 Summer Olympics 1982 Skinner, William "Bill" Alfred YMCA, University of Tennessee, New York Athletic Club Wilmington, Knoxville, TN, New York, NY Javelin Club, College 1981 Snowberger, Russ Duesenberg, Indianapolis Speedway Dover, Indianapolis, IN Motorsports Professional 1988 Swartz, Hyman "Hymie" University of Delaware, YMCA, JCC, Red Cross Newark, Wilmington Swimming, Instructor College, Club 1988 Taylor, Ellis D. Delaware State Golf Association Wilmington Golf Amateur 1982 Tosi, John Archmere Academy Claymont Sports Coaching High School 1982 Turley, Douglas "Doug" Pershing CYO, University of Scranton, Washington Redskins Scranton, PA, Washington, DC Football Parish, College, Professional 1986 Vosters Spruance, Gretchen Delaware Sports 1989 Vosters, Bunny Delaware Tennis 1980 Wilcutts, John Magnolia Horse Racing Harness Racing 1985 Zablotny, Walter Delaware Sports 1985 Name Organization Location Sport Division Inducted Anderson, Anthony Eugene McKean High, Temple University, Pittsburgh Steelers, Atlanta Falcons, Philadelphia Stars Wilmington, Philadelphia, PA, Pittsburgh, PA, Atlanta, GA Football High School, College, Professional 1994 Anderson, Harry "the Horse" Walter West Chester State Teachers College, Philadelphia Phillies, Cincinnati Reds Greenville, West Chester, PA, Philadelphia, PA, Cincinnati, OH Baseball College, Major League 1992 Baker, Dorothy United States Olympic Committee Delaware Anabolic Steroid Prohibition Executive Board Member 1996 Baldwin, Renee Special Olympics Minneapolis, MN Track & Field 1991 Special Olympics World Summer Games 1997 Balick, Charlotte Women's Eastern Golf Association, Women's Golf Association of Philadelphia Delaware Golf Women's, Senior 1999 Billings, Bill Middletown High Middletown Football, Coaching High School 1998 Brady, John J. Delaware Sportswriters and Broadcasters Association John J. Brady Athlete of the Year Award Wilmington Sports Writer 1993 Brooking, Ann University of Delaware, Wilmington Friends School Newark, Wilmington Lacrosse, Field Hockey, Coaching High School 1995 Brown, Mike Conrad High, University of Delaware, Chicago Bears Wilmington, Newark, Chicago, IL Track & Field, Football High School, College, Professional 1990 Bruton, Bill Milwaukee Braves, Detroit Tigers Milwaukee, WI, Detroit, MI Baseball Major League 1991 Campbell, Joe New Orleans Saints, Oakland Raiders, Tampa Bay Buccaneers New Orleans, LA, Oakland, CA, Tampa, FL Football Professional 1992 Capodanno, Laura Ursuline Academy Wilmington Basketball High School 1997 Carucci, Dom "Quack" Delaware Coaching 1990 Chambers, Bill Delaware Sports 1990 Collick, Bill Delaware State Dover Football, Coaching College 1998 Cunningham, Ellsworth "Bert" Brooklyn Grays, Baltimore Orioles, Philadelphia Athletics, Buffalo Bisons, Louisville Colonels, Chicago Orphans Brooklyn, NY, Baltimore, MD, Philadelphia, PA, Buffalo, NY, Louisville, KY, Chicago, IL Baseball Major League 1996 DiPace, Dan Jackson Street Boys Club, Wilmington High, Syracuse University Wilmington, Delaware, Syracuse, NY Basketball Club, High School, College 1997 Dowd, Robert F. Delaware Sports 1995 du Pont, Margaret Osborne French Open, Wimbledon, US Open Paris, France, Wimbledon, England, Forest Hills, NY Tennis Professional 1999 Duncan, Raymond "Scotty" B. University of Delaware, Eastern Intercollegiate Golf Association Newark Golf,

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