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Stan Hochman

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Stan Hochman has been chronicling the Philadelphia sports scene in print, television and radio for six decades. As a columnist for the Philadelphia Daily News since 1965, the Brooklyn native has provided readers and sports fans with his perceptive insights into all fields of sports and the men and women who play them. He joined… Read more »

Irv Mondschein

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Irv “Moon” Mondschein was a champion decathlete who holds the distinction of coaching track teams in two different Olympics for two different countries. In 1951 and 1952, he was the national and Olympic coach for the State of Israel and in 1988 was the decathlon coach for the United States Olympic Team. At New York… Read more »

Dolph Schayes

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Widely regarded as the first modern basketball forward, Dolph Schayes is best known in Philadelphia as the first coach of the Philadelphia 76ers, following the team’s move from Syracuse in 1964. Two years later, he coached the 76ers to the NBA Title and was named NBA Coach of the Year. A distinguished college career earned… Read more »