Inductees

Louise “Bobbie” Rose

At the tender age of 98, Louise Rose is one of the most active and celebrated women athletes in the history of Philadelphia. Proficient in a wide variety of sports, the game of golf is her main focus. She is still active, pounding the ball on the driving range as many mornings as possible. When… Read more »

Michael Rose

Growing up, Michael Rose excelled in baseball, football, basketball and tennis, but as he entered junior high, it was golf that consumed his sporting life. The recipient of invaluable lessons in the short game and course management from his Hall of Fame mother, Bobbie, he made the varsity golf team at Abington High School and… Read more »

Bonnie Rosen

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 »

Alexander “Petey” Rosenberg

Petey Rosenberg was one of the most versatile athletes ever to come out of South Philadelphia. Born on the Fourth of July in 1918, he made his mark in both scholastic and professional basketball and baseball. At South Philadelphia High School, Rosenberg played baseball on the 1936 championship team, touted as the best high school… Read more »

Allen Rosenberg

He transferred to Temple University’s Pharmacy College. Upon his graduation in 1954, he joined the Vesper Boat Club where his rowing career began. That same year he won a gold and silver medal. In the Pan American Games in Mexico City. He went on to capture seven U.S. and Canadian national championships, a silver medal… Read more »

Richard Rosenbleeth

Fittingly, Richard Rosenbleeth was born a short distance from both West Philadelphia High School and the University of Pennsylvania, for he fulfilled a boyhood dream by starring in football for each institution. From 1947 to 1950, he played tailback for West Philly High in the signature offensive formation of the era, the single wing and… Read more »

Fred Rosenfeld

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

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

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

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 »