Inductees

Eve Ellis

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Eve Ellis, a former professional tennis player, served for four years as the National Director of the US Tennis Team for the International Maccabiah Games in Israel. A graduate of Yale University, she became the number one singles player in her freshman year and won the ECAC Doubles Championships as a junior and was elected… Read more »

Jack Emas

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Jack started playing handball in 1934 at the age of 20 and rapidly became an expert. He won his first Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) championship in 1937. Thereafter, Jack won 20 Middle Athletic AAU Championships and 10 Middle Atlantic Doubles Championships, in a career interrupted by service in World War II. Following the war, Jack… Read more »

Howard Eskin

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Controversial, hardworking Howard Eskin, with his reputation for no-holds barred commentary, is a local sports icon who was the catalyst for the sports talk revolution in Philadelphia. He parlayed that success into a multimedia career that includes both local and national TV and radio. Eskin, nicknamed “The King” by Pete Rose, is currently sports anchor… Read more »

Marilyn & Edward Fernberger

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Marilyn and Edward Fernberger are thought of often as the “dynamic duo” to the world of tennis. With a shared love for the game, the Fernbergers became involved with the United States Tennis Association (USTA) through the local Philadelphia district and Middle States section. Together, Marilyn and Edward have conducted and promoted numerous youth and… Read more »

Glenn Fine

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Former Inspector General of the United States Department of Justice, Glenn Fine has achieved outstanding success in three of this country’s most important arenas: athletic, academic and professional. Fine, despite the height of merely 5 feet, 9 inches, earned basketball honors in both high school and college. A 1974 graduate of Cheltenham High School, he… Read more »

Joel Fish

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Dr. Joel Fish is a nationally recognized expert in the field of Sport Psychology. For the past 30 years, he has worked extensively with athletes of all ages and skill levels, from youth sport through the Olympic and professional ranks. With a variety of unique programs and services, Fish has been an innovator in helping… Read more »

Scot Fisher

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Scot Fisher has been at the forefront of rowing for over thirty years. Fisher has piled up a plethora of First Place finishes and rowing Championships that stretch from Philadelphia’s Main Line to Princeton, NJ and includes the nations of Israel, England and Germany. His rowing career got its start at The Haverford School where… Read more »

Jeanne Friedman

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Native Philadelphian Jeanne Friedman has been a pre-eminent and active member in the world of crew for over 30 years. She is a founding member of Boston University’s crew team where she twice led them to gold medals at the U.S. Nationals. The former Penn assistant and Lower Merion coach is currently Mount Holyoke’s head… Read more »

Larry Friedman

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Larry Friedman was the Co-Captain and leading scorer of the 1948-1949 Central High School basketball team that went to the Public League Playoffs. Larry was selected First Team All-Public. At Muhlenberg College from 1951-1954, Larry played Varsity Basketball, and was the first player to be named Most Valuable Player for three consecutive years. He was… Read more »

Bonnie Rose George

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Bonnie Rose George is one of the premier amateur women golfers in the Philadelphia region. Her winning consistency on the links has gained her scores of trophies and gold medals. She comes from a golfing family and played in her first tournament at age 12. Both of her brothers were outstanding amateur golfers. In addition… Read more »