2002

Steve Bilsky

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Steve Bilsky has played important athletic roles at the University of Pennsylvania, both on and off the court. As a basketball player, he was a three-time All-Ivy League guard and captain of the school’s best team in its history in 1970-71. In his current position as Penn’s Athletic Director, Bilsky has expanded activities, competition and… Read more »

Benedict Coren

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Ben Coren, Ed.D., was a 165-pound guard who played his position so well against many bigger opponents that he was honored many times during his collegiate football career by being named to All American and All Star teams. Legendary West Chester University coach Glen Killinger called Coren “one of the best guards I have ever… Read more »

Allen G. Goldis

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At age 12, when Allen G. Goldis won a home run hitting contest against Robin Roberts at Connie Mack Stadium in conjunction with the Junior Baseball Federation, he knew baseball would be in his future. He had a passion for sports and excelled at everything he tried. While at John Bartram High School, he not… Read more »

Norm Grekin

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The late Norm Grekin was a member of one of the best basketball teams in LaSalle University history. He was one of the most productive rebounders and scorers ever to play for the school. After graduating from West Philadelphia High School, where he was All-Public in basketball, Grekin attended LaSalle University. It was during his… Read more »

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 »

J. Russell Peltz

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From the time J. Russell Peltz saw his first live boxing match at age 13, he knew it wouldn’t be his last. He was hooked for life. After a brief career as a journalist, a young Russell Peltz promoted his first boxing card on Sept. 30, 1969, selling out the 1,300-seat Blue Horizon with the… Read more »

Bonnie Rosen

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Bonnie Rosen, one of the youngest persons to be inducted into the Philadelphia Jewish Sports Hall of Fame, has been an outstanding high school, college and internationally competitive lacrosse player, as well as a successful women’s lacrosse coach at the University of Connecticut and Yale University. A native of Bala Cynwyd, she is a 1988… Read more »