Inductees

Fred Rosenfeld

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Fred Rosenfeld was a heralded track coach who, in his long career, won the astounding total of 51 Philadelphia Public League Championships (40 as a head coach, and 11 as a co-head coach or assistant coach). His teams at Overbrook and Central High Schools won a total of 17 public league track and field and… Read more »

Ed and Steve Sabol

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The father and son team of Ed and Steve Sabol, together, have combined their love and devotion of professional football and creative abilities with the camera into one of America’s best known and most highly regarded film and video production companies, NFL films. Ed was a champion swimmer at Blair Academy in New Jersey where… 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 »

Sara Schiffman

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A native Philadelphian and graduate of Lower Merion High School, Sara Schiffman has enjoyed an outstanding career in the world of tennis both as a player and a coach. Undefeated in four years at the number one singles position in high school, she led Lower Merion to the finals of the PIAA Championship in 2000… Read more »

Roger Schwab

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Roger Schwab gained national recognition from the medical community for his balanced approach to exercise in his book, Strength of a Woman – The Truth About Training the Female Body, published in 1997. The book and its companion video (NFL Films) heralded an emerging trend in the fitness community that encouraged women and men to… Read more »

Fred Shabel

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For the past 32 years, Vice-Chairman Fred A. Shabel has been a key executive at Comcast-Spectacor, the high profile sports and entertainment organization which includes the Philadelphia Flyers, Global Spectrum and The Wells Fargo Center. Before joining Spectacor in 1980, he was Vice-President for Operations at the University of Pennsylvania. From 1967 to 1975, he… Read more »

Morton Shiekman

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Morton Shiekman was born in Philadelphia in March of 1922 and at the age of fourteen tried out for and made the Overbrook High School varsity football team where he played for three years. Thus began a journey that would culminate as a draft choice of the Pittsburgh Steelers in the NFL. In 1939, he… Read more »

Al Shrier

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Al Shrier went to work in Temple University’s athletic department when he graduated in 1953. Been there ever since. Never been bored. “I’ve done everything but coach,” Shrier says. “You’re in one place that long, you think you’ve seen everything. But something new pops up every day.” Shrier started as sports information director, moved into… Read more »

Sonny Slosburg

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Sonny Slosburg entered his first football game for Temple University in the 1945 season as an unheralded freshman player from Philadelphia’s Central High School. The speedy, third string halfback quickly ran for two touchdowns and from then on became the Owl’s key backfield star and scoring threat. He finished his first year as the team’s… Read more »

Steve Smoger

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As a professional boxing referee, Steve Smoger has long ranked at the pinnacle of his profession. He has refereed 185 World Title fights all over the globe and has officiated in more states and countries than any other professional boxing referee in the history of the “sweet science”. Honored several times as “Referee of the… Read more »