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46 Persons in the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame:

Arnold Palmer

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Arnold Daniel Palmer
Nickname(s):
The King
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87, 15 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Won seven major golf championships: The Masters: 1958, 1960, 1962, 1964 , the U.S. Open: 1960, and the Open Championship: 1961, 1962.
Congressional Gold Medal 2009.
National High School Hall of Fame 1986.
Presidential Medal of Freedom 2004.
World Golf Hall of Fame 1974.
Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1984.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1963.
North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame 1988.

Art Rooney

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Arthur Joseph Rooney
Also Known As:
Art Rooney Sr.
Nickname(s):
The Chief
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

grandfather of
father of
great grandfather of
grandfather of
father of
grandfather of
great grandfather of
father of
grandfather of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Founder and owner (1938-1988) of professional football team:- originally the team was named:Pro Football Hall of Fame 1964.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1966.
Pittsburgh Steelers Hall of Honor 2017.

Bert Bell

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
De Benneville Bell
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback, team:Coach and co-owner, teams:Eagles Hall of Fame 1987.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1965.
Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2004.
Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963.

Bill Dudley

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William McGarvey Dudley
Nickname(s):
Bullet Bill
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback/defensive back/punter/kicker.
Teams:Virginia House of Delegates.
College Football Hall of Fame 1956.
Pro Football Hall of Fame 1966.
Virginia Sports Hall of Fame 1974.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1971.
Washington Redskins Ring of Fame.
Maxwell Award 1941.
Washington DC Sports Hall of Fame.
Pittsburgh Steelers Hall of Honor 2017.

Billy Johnson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Billy Johnson
Also Known As:
Billy "White Shoes" Johnson
Nickname(s):
White Shoes
Birth Date:
Age today:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Kickoff return specialist for NFL football team:known for elaborate celebration dances.
College Football Hall of Fame 1996.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1997.

Bing Miller

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Edmund John Miller
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Outfielder, teams:Philadelphia Baseball Wall of Fame 1998.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1973.
Iowa Sports Hall of Fame 1961.

By Saam

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Byrum Fred Saam Jr.
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Sportscaster in Philadelphia.
Ford C Frick Award 1990.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1982.

Cal Hubbard

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Calvin Hubbard
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76, 14 days before his 77th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Tackle.
NFL football teams:Later became an umpire in MLB. The only person in both national football and baseball halls.
Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1976.
College Football Hall of Fame 1962.
Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame 1970.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1971.
Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1966.

Christy Mathewson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Christopher Mathewson
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
45
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher for teams:In 1905 he pitched three shutouts in six days.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1936.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1965.
National College Baseball Hall of Fame 2007.

Chuck Bednarik

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Charles Philip Bednarik
Nickname(s):
Concrete Charlie
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

The last two-way player in the National Football League. Linebacker and center.
Team:College Football Hall of Fame 1969.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1963.
Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2004.
Pro Football Hall of Fame 1967.
Maxwell Award 1948.
Eagles Hall of Fame 1987.
Knute Rockne Memorial Trophy 1947.

Chuck Knox

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Charles Robert Knox
Birth Date:
Age today:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach, teams:Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1996.
Seattle Seahawks Ring of Honor 2005.

Connie Mack

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Cornelius Alexander McGillicuddy
Nickname(s):
The Tall Tactician
Grand Old Man of Baseball.
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
grandfather of
great grandfather of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Owner and manager of baseball team:National Baseball Hall of Fame 1937.
Philadelphia Baseball Wall of Fame 1978.
Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2004.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1963.
Irish American Hall of Fame 2014.
Irish American Baseball Hall of Fame 2008.

Cumberland Posey

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Cumberland Willis Posey Jr.
Nickname(s):
Cum
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team:of the Negro Leagues, owner and player.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 2006.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1975.

Dick Button

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Richard Totten Button
Birth Date:
Age today:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Does commentary at ice skating competitions.
World Figure Skating Hall of Fame 1976.
United States Olympic Hall of Fame 1983.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1970.
New Jersey Sports Hall of Fame 1995.

Eddie Plank

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Edward Stewart Plank
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher.
Teams:National Baseball Hall of Fame 1946.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1972.
Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2012.
Philadelphia Baseball Wall of Fame 1985.

Franco Harris

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Franco Harris
Birth Date:
Age today:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Fullback.
Teams:New Jersey Sports Hall of Fame 1993.
New Jersey Hall of Fame 2011.
Orange Bowl Hall of Fame 1989.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 2008.
Pro Football Hall of Fame 1990.
Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 1992.
National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.
Pittsburgh Steelers Hall of Honor 2017.

Greasy Neale

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Alfred Earle Neale

Brief Facts:

Outfielder, baseball team:Coach for football team:Pro Football Hall of Fame 1969.
College Football Hall of Fame 1967.
Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2007.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1976.
Eagles Hall of Fame 1987.

Jim Thorpe

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James Francis Thorpe
Also Known As:
Wa-Tho-Huk
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Football teams:Movie:Olympic champion, medals taken away, restored posthumously.
United States Olympic Hall of Fame 1983.
College Football Hall of Fame 1951.
Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963.
American Indian Athletic Hall of Fame 1972.
Oklahoma Hall of Fame 1950.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1963.
Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame.
Texas Trail of Fame 2013.
National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1975.

Joe Frazier

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Joseph William Frazier
Nickname(s):
Smokin' Joe
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Olympic Gold Medal 1964 and undisputed heavyweight boxing champion.
Defeated:on points in the highly-anticipated "Fight of the Century" in 1971.
Lost to:United States Olympic Hall of Fame 1989.
Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2004.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 2013.

John Henry Johnson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Henry Johnson
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Running back, fullback.
Teams:49ers Hall of Fame 2009.
Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1996.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1977.
Pro Football Hall of Fame 1987.
Sun Devil Sports Hall of Fame 1976.
Pittsburgh Steelers Hall of Honor 2017.

Johnny Lujack

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Christopher Lujack Jr.
Birth Date:
Age today:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heisman Trophy 1947, team:as quarterback.
Team:National Polish-American Sports Hall of Fame 1978.
College Football Hall of Fame 1960.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1965.

Johnny Weissmuller

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Janos Weiszmueller
Janos Weißmüller
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Lupe Vélez by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Olympic Gold Medal 1924 five times.
Movie:United States Olympic Hall of Fame 1983.
Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1967.
International Swimming Hall of Fame 1965.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6541 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.

Josh Gibson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Joshua Gibson
Nickname(s):
the black Babe Ruth
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
35, 30 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Negro League catcher.
Teams:Georgia Sports Hall of Fame 2003.
Mexican Professional Baseball Hall of Fame 1971.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1972.
National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 2011.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1970.
Washington DC Sports Hall of Fame.

Lefty Grove

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Moses Grove
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher.
Teams:In 1928, he struck out the side on nine pitches twice, the only pitcher to do this in one season.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1947.
Philadelphia Baseball Wall of Fame 1980.
Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame 1995.
Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2005.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1965.

Leon Hart

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Leon Joseph Hart
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heisman Trophy 1949, team:as end.
Team:College Football Hall of Fame 1973.
Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1997.
National Polish-American Sports Hall of Fame.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1985.
Maxwell Award 1949.
Knute Rockne Memorial Trophy 1949.

Mel Blount

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Mellvin Cornell Blount
Birth Date:
Age today:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Cornerback.
Team:Black College Football Hall of Fame 2011.
Georgia Sports Hall of Fame 1990.
Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1989.
Pro Football Hall of Fame 1989.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 2012.
Pittsburgh Steelers Hall of Honor 2017.

Nellie Fox

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Jacob Nelson Fox
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
47, 24 days before his 48th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

12-time AL All-Star.
Team:for 14 years.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1997.
Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1971.

Pie Traynor

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Harold Joseph Traynor
Nickname(s):
Pie
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team:third base. Never drove a car. Fondness for eating pie - origin of his nickname.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1948.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1963.

Pop Warner

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Glenn Scobey Warner
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Head coach for teams:Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1984.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1966.
Los Angeles Memorial Coloseum Court of Honors 1956.
College Football Hall of Fame 1951.

Ralph Kiner

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ralph McPherran Kiner
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Outfielder teams:Announcer for the New York Mets.
New York Mets Hall of Fame 1984.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1975.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1970.

Red Grange

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Harold Edward Grange
Nickname(s):
Red
Galloping Ghost
Ice Man
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Fullback, teams:of the NFL. Credited with rise of professional football.
College Football Hall of Fame 1951.
Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963.
Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame.
National High School Hall of Fame 1984.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1994.

Reds Bagnell

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Francis Bagnell
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback/tailback.
Team:College Football Hall of Fame 1977.
Maxwell Award 1950.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1970.

Richie Lucas

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Richard John Lucas
Birth Date:
Age today:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback.
College Football Hall of Fame 1986.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1975.
Maxwell Award 1959.

Rip Sewell

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Truett Banks Sewell
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher known for his blooper, or "eephus" pitch.
Teams:Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1982.
Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 1976.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1973.

Roberto Clemente

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Roberto Walker Clemente
Also Known As:
Roberto Clemente (Walker)
Nickname(s):
Arriba
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
38
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Puerto Rican. Right field. Over 3,000 hits.
Team:Died in a plane crash helping deliver relief supplies to victims of an earthquake in Nicauraga.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1973.
Hispanic Heritage Baseball Museum Hall of Fame 1973.
Presidential Medal of Freedom 2003.
Congressional Gold Medal 1973.
Presidential Citizens Medal 1973.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1973.
Babe Ruth Award 1971.

Robin Roberts (baseball)

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robin Evans Roberts
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher.
Teams:National Baseball Hall of Fame 1976.
Philadelphia Baseball Wall of Fame 1978.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1966.
Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2004.
MSU Athletics Hall of Fame 1992.
Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1998.
Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1999.

Roger Penske

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Roger S. Penske
Birth Date:
Age today:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Owner of IndyCar, NASCAR, and American Le Mans Series teams.
Automotive Hall of Fame 2015.
International Motorsports Hall of Fame 1998.
Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1999.
Motorsports Hall of Fame of America 1995.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1984.
Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame.
National Motorsports Press Association Hall of Fame 2010.

Roy Campanella

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Roy Campanella
Nickname(s):
Campy
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Catcher.
Teams:Mexican Professional Baseball Hall of Fame 1971.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1969.
National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1965.
Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2006.
National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2004.

Sparky Lyle

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Albert Walter Lyle
Birth Date:
Age today:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Relief pitcher, team:Known as a practical joker.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1989.
Cy Young Award 1977.

Steve Van Buren

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Stephen W. Van Buren
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback.
Teams:Eagles Hall of Fame 1987.
Orange Bowl Hall of Fame 1976.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1964.
Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2004.
Pro Football Hall of Fame 1965.
Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1961.

Tommy McDonald

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Franklin McDonald
Birth Date:
Age today:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

NFL teams:College Football Hall of Fame 1985.
Orange Bowl Hall of Fame 1981.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1975.
Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2005.
Pro Football Hall of Fame 1998.
Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame.
Maxwell Award 1956.
Eagles Hall of Fame 1988.

Wilbur Henry

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Wilbur Francis Henry
Also Known As:
Fats Henry
Pete Henry
Nickname(s):
Fats
Pete
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
54
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Teams:College Football Hall of Fame 1951.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1972.
Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963.

William Manlove

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William B. Manlove Jr.
Also Known As:
Bill Manlove
Nickname(s):
Bill
Birth Date:
Age today:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach, teams:College Football Hall of Fame 2011.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 2009.
Reds Bagnell Award 1991.

Willie Mosconi

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William Joseph Mosconi
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie:Technical consultant and uncredited appearance for movie:Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2006.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1968.
National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.
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