2017

Joe Banner

JoeBanner

During his 19 years with the Philadelphia Eagles, Joe Banner was considered one of the most accomplished executives in the NFL.  He oversaw one of the best stretches of football in Eagles history including participation in the 2005 Super Bowl, achievements that would never have happened had it not been for a phone call. In… Read more »

Joshua Bienenfeld

JoshuaBienenfeld

Joshua Bienenfeld was a 4-year Varsity Letter Winner on a Duke University Men’s Soccer team that was consistently ranked in the Top 25 in the country from 2006 to 2009. As a freshman at Duke, Bienenfeld was named to the All-ACC Freshman team and was honored as Duke’s Rookie of the Year.  He was a… Read more »

Ken Dreyfuss

KenDreyfuss

Ken Dreyfuss has had a distinguished rowing career as both competitor and coach at the collegiate, national and international levels. As an athlete, he captained and coxed the University of Pennsylvania’s Heavyweight crew that broke Harvard’s six year undefeated streak in 1969 and took three consecutive team championships at the Intercollegiate National Championships (IRAs). Internationally,… Read more »

June Greenfield Eisner

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June Greenfield Eisner first remembers hitting tennis balls with her Dad at age 3, a large racket tucked under her arm.  With every pointed stone memorized on her home’s back wall, she was able to maintain extended rallies which sometimes resulted in a broken window. As a junior Middle States and Philadelphia Regional competitor, Eisner… Read more »

Arie Gluck

ArieGluck

It was 1952 when Arie Gluck walked into Helsinki’s Olympic Stadium representing the four year old country of Israel for which he had fought as a teenager. He already held Israeli track and field records in the 400 meters and 800 meters. Born in Kosice, Czechoslovakia in the 1930’s, at the age of three he… Read more »

Jeff Neuman

JeffNeuman

Jeff Neuman is considered one of the greatest basketball players in the history of the University of Pennsylvania: he was named first team All-Ivy League three consecutive years and All Big Five status in 1965 and 1966. In the latter year, as the Quaker’s captain and MVP, he averaged 20.4 points a game in Ivy… Read more »

Jayson Stark

JaysonStark

Jayson Stark grew up in Northeast Philadelphia dreaming of becoming a sportswriter.  He has worked all of his adult life making that dream a reality. After spending 21 years covering baseball for the Philadelphia Inquirer, Stark moved on to ESPN in 2000. For the next 17 years, he worked as a senior baseball writer for… Read more »