Sports

Jack Emas

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

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 »

Adam Feldman

Adam Feldman remains the winningest male foil fencer in Penn State University history with 92.3% wins. Born in Philadelphia, he started fencing at the Abington YMCA at age 15 and fell in love with the sport. With lessons under Coach Bill Shipman at the University of Pennsylvania, he began to taste some success at the… Read more »

Marty Feldman

Marty Feldman was an acclaimed middleweight boxer who possessed a solid knockout punch. He won 20 of 23 professional fights from 1953 to 1962, scoring 19 knockouts. As successful as his career was, he never earned more than $500 for a single match. It was as a world-famous trainer and fight manager that Feldman made… Read more »

Marilyn & Edward Fernberger

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

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

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

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

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

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 »