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Delaware Sports Museum and Hall of Fame
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Established 1976
Location 801 Shipyard Drive, Wilmington, Delaware, United States, 302.425.3263
Type Sports Museum
Public transit access Bus transport DART First State bus: 12

The Delaware Sports Museum and Hall of Fame is a membership-based organization founded in 1976. The organization runs a museum with exhibits at Daniel S. Frawley Stadium on the Riverfront in Wilmington, Delaware and promotes physical fitness in the community.

The museum is a member of the International Sports Heritage Association.


Hall of Fame

An annual awards banquet is also held to recognize athletes who are either from Delaware or perform within the state. Inductees to the Hall of Fame include:


Name Organization Location Sport Division Inducted
Caras, James "Jimmy" [1] Pool Halls, US Open Wilmington Pool Hustling, Professional 1976
Carpenter, Bob Wilmington Blue Rocks, Philadelphia Phillies, Wilmington Sportsmens Club Wilmington, Philadelphia Baseball Owner, Boxing Interstate League (Minor), Major League, 1978
Cole, Billy University of Delaware, William Penn High Newark, New Castle Baseball, Football, Coaching College, High School 1979
Douglas, Dave PGA Delaware Golf Professional 1978
duPont, William, Jr. Delaware Park Racetrack, Delaware Handicap Stanton Thoroughbred Horse Racing Race Track Designer & Developer 1979
Grier, Cap Amateur Trapshooting Association Delaware Trap Shooting Amateur, Winchester Spokesperson 1979
Jessup, Marion Zinderstein Metropolitan Women's Singles Championship, U.S. Olympic Team Delaware, Paris, France Tennis Professional, Olympic Games 1976
Johnson, Judy Hilldale Club, Homestead Grays, Pittsburgh Crawfords Darby, Pennsylvania, Homestead, Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Baseball Negro leagues 1976
Koffenberger, Ed P.S. du Pont High, Duke University (NCAA All-American), Richmond Barons Georgetown, Durham, North Carolina, Richmond, Virginia Basketball High School, College, Professional 1977
Marvil, Dallas "Dal" Northwestern University Laurel, Evanston, Illinois Football College 1978
McGowan, Bill "Big Shot" DuPont, American League Major League Baseball Wilmington Baseball Umpire Company Team, Professional 1977
McMahon, John "Sadie" Philadelphia Athletics, Baltimore Orioles, Brooklyn Bridegrooms Wilmington, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Brooklyn, New York Baseball Professional 1979
Michaels, Eddie "Whitey" Villanova University, Chicago Bears, Washington Redskins, Philadelphia-Pittsburgh Steagles, Philadelphia Eagles Radnor, Pennsylvania, Washington, D.C., Pittsburgh, Philadelphia Football College, Professional 1976
Miller, Creighton A.I. du Pont High School, University of Notre Dame, National Football League Players Association Notre Dame, Indiana Football College, Labor Union 1976
Montero, Dominic "Dim" Salesianum School Wilmington Football Coaching High School 1978
Naylor, Millard A. Howard High, University of Delaware, Millard A. Naylor Youth Football League Wilmington, Newark Football, Coaching High School, University, Municipal 1979
Nelson, David "Dave" M. University of Michigan, University of Delaware, NCAA Ann Arbor, Michigan, Newark Football, Coaching, Rulemaking College 1978
Newlin, Frank City of Wilmington Department of Parks and Recreation Director, DelMarVa Relays Founder Wilmington Track Municipal 1977
Oliver, Ed "Porky" PGA Wilmington Golf Professional 1976
Sawin, Nancy Churchman Sanford School, Senior Olympics Hockessin Lacrosse, Field Hockey High School, Recreational 1977
Schollenberger, George Laurel High Laurel Football Coaching High School 1979
Short, Chris Philadelphia Phillies, Milwaukee Brewers Milford, Philadelphia, Milwaukee Baseball Professional 1979
Tribuani, Al [2] T & C Athletic Association, Golden Gloves, National Boxing Association Wilmington, Delaware, Monterey, California Welterweight, Middleweight Boxing Amateur & Professional 1977
Waller, Ron Laurel High, University of Maryland, Los Angeles Rams, Los Angeles Chargers, San Diego Chargers Laurel, College Park, Maryland, Los Angeles, San Diego Football, Coaching High School, College, Professional 1977
Warrington, Caleb "Tex" Dover High, Auburn University, Boston Yanks Dover, Auburn, Alabama, Boston, Massachusetts Football College, Professional 1978
Wharton, Charles "Buck" M. Newark High, University of Pennsylvania, University of Delaware Newark, Philadelphia Football, Coaching High School, College 1978
Willis, Vic "The Delaware Peach" University of Delaware, Boston Beaneaters, Pittsburgh Pirates, St. Louis Cardinals Newark, Boston, Massachusetts, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, St. Louis, Missouri Baseball, Coaching College, Professional 1977
Zwolak, Vic Salesianum School, Villanova University (NCAA champion), U.S. Olympic Team Tokyo, Japan Cross Country, Steeplechase College, 1964 Summer Olympics 1976


Name Organization Location Sport Division Inducted
Aiello, John "Johnny" J., Sr. Defiance Athletic Club, St. Anthony's, CYO, University of Delaware, Golden Gloves, National Boxing Association Wilmington, Delaware Flyweight, Bantamweight, Featherweight Boxing, Coaching Amateur & Professional 1980
Betts, Huck Philadelphia Phillies, Boston Braves Millsboro, Philadelphia, Boston Baseball Major League 1980
Birkenheuer, John, Rev. Delaware Sports 1988
Blaney, H.B. "Bernie" Newark High, Duke University, Durham High School Newark, Durham, North Carolina Football, Coaching High School, College 1981
Brooks, Lou "Larrupin' Lou" [3] T & C Athletic Association, Golden Gloves, National Boxing Association Wilmington, Delaware Light heavyweight & Heavyweight Boxing Amateur & Professional 1985
Carpenter, Ruly Tower Hill School, Philadelphia Phillies Wilmington, Philadelphia Baseball Owner Major League 1987
Cartwright, Al The News Journal, Wilmington Sportswriters and Broadcasters Association, Delaware Sports Museum and Hall of Fame Wilmington Sports Writer, Museum President Newspaper 1980
Chadick, Paul Delaware Sports 1984
Chalmers, Shorty Newark High Newark Sports High School 1981
Cihocki, Edward "Eddie" Joseph Philadelphia Athletics Wilmington, Philadelphia Baseball Major League 1981
Cloud, Nathan "Nate" Conrad High, University of Delaware Wilmington Blue Bombers Wilmington, Newark Basketball High School, College, Professional 1984
Cooper, Johnny Delaware Sports 1983
Coveleski, Frank Rehoboth High, Rehoboth Beach Patrol Rehoboth Beach Swimming, Coaching High School, Municipal 1982
Crawford, Al Delaware Sports 1985
Crimian, John "Jack" Melvin St. Louis Cardinals, Kansas City Athletics, Detroit Tigers St. Louis, Missouri, Kansas City, Missouri, Detroit Baseball, Coaching Major League, High School 1985
Davis, Brandon "Brandy" Duke University, Pittsburgh Pirates, Williamsport Crosscutters, Greensboro Patriots Durham, North Carolina, Pittsburgh, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, Greensboro, North Carolina Baseball, Manager, Scout College, Major League, Minor League 1989
Doherty, William "Billy" CYO, Archmere Academy, Villanova University, Eastern Shore Baseball League, Canadian Football League Claymont, Radnor, Pennsylvania, Canada Baseball, Canadian football Catholic, High School, College 1984
Doherty, Gerald P., II or Jr. University of Delaware Newark Coaching College 1980
Doherty, Gerald "Doc" P., III Archmere Academy, University of Delaware, Wilmington Clippers Claymont, Newark, Wilmington Football High School, College, Professional 1985
Donohue, Matt Delaware Sports 1981
Dunn, Christopher "Chris" Williams Delaware Track & Field Club, Newark High, Colgate University, U.S. Olympic Team Wilmington, Newark, Hamilton, New York, Munich, West Germany Track & Field Club, High School, College, 1972 Summer Olympics 1989
Elliott, Carlton Delaware Sports 1988
Estock, George Boston Braves Delaware, Boston Baseball, Umpire Major League 1988
Field, Bryan Delaware Park Racetrack, Delaware Handicap Stanton Thoroughbred Horse Racing Race Track Manager 1980
Franks Panzram, Jennifer Mount Pleasant High School, Villanova University Delaware Swimming 1989
Garvine, Cliff Delaware Sports 1982
George, Benny Delaware State College Dover, Delaware Football 1987
Givens, Charlie Delaware Sports 1986
Green, Dallas University of Delaware, Philadelphia Phillies, Washington Senators, New York Mets, New York Yankees, Chicago Cubs Newark, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., New York City, Chicago Baseball, Managing College, Major League 1983
Gregg, Steve Southern California Aquatic Club, Pan Am Sports Organization, U.S. Olympic Team West LA, California, Mexico City, Mexico, Montreal, Canada Swimming 1975 Pan Am Games, 1976 Summer Olympics 1989
Guthrie, Grant Claymont High, Florida State University, Buffalo Bills Claymont, Tallahassee, Florida, Buffalo, New York Football High School, College, Professional 1987
Hagan, Jim Delaware Sports 1987
Hall, Tom University of Minnesota, Detroit Lions, Minnesota Vikings, New Orleans Saints Wilmington, Minneapolis, Detroit, New Orleans Football College, Professional 1980
Hayes, Walter Cyclocross at Granogue Wilmington Cycling, Triathlon Sport Master 1985
Hayman, Conway University of Delaware, Houston Oilers, Prairie View A&M University Newark, Houston, Texas, Prairie View, Texas Football, Coaching College, Professional 1986
Hazewski, Eddie Delaware Sports 1983
Hickman, John Delaware Sports 1986
Hoffman, Bob Newark High Delaware Football Coaching 1988
Johnson, George Delaware Sports 1986
Justice, Rita Professional Women's Bowling Tour, Wilmington Women's Bowling Association Wilmington Bowling Professional 1988
Kelley, Robert "Bob" University of Delaware Newark Sports Writer Broadcast journalism 1989
Klosiewicz, Cas Delaware Sports 1984
Knight, Pat Delaware Sports 1981
Krapf, Jim Tatnall School, University of Alabama Delaware Football, Wrestling 1985
Lichtenstein, Vic University of Delaware, P.S. du Pont High, Wilmington High Newark, Wilmington Basketball, Baseball, Coaching College, High School 1986
Lore, Francis Dover Little League founder Dover Baseball Little League 1989
Marshall, Chip St. Louis Cardinals (player), Babe Ruth League (coach) Delaware Baseball Minor League, Major League, Babe Ruth 1982
May, Dave Baltimore Orioles, Milwaukee Brewers, Atlanta Braves, Texas Rangers, Pittsburgh Pirates New Castle, Baltimore, Milwaukee, Atlanta, Arlington, Texas, Pittsburgh Baseball Major League 1984
McConnell, Willard Newark Country Club, Kennett Square Golf & Country Club, Newark, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania Golf Club, Senior 1985
McGraw, Rea Delaware Sports 1984
Miller, Rosemary (Young) Delaware Sports 1983
Morris, John "Johnny" L. Bassmaster Classic, International Game Fish Association, Bass Pro Shops Delaware Bass Fishing Professional, Corporate Founder 1987
Mulvena, Jack University of Minnesota Minneapolis Football College 1983
Murray, William "Bill" D. University of Delaware, Duke University Newark, Durham, North Carolina Football, Coaching College 1983
Neiger, Alvin Edward University of Delaware, Philadelphia Phillies Newark, Delaware, Philadelphia Baseball College, Professional 1984
O'Neill, James, Rev. Delaware Sports 1982
Pankowski (Pennock), Joe Delaware Sports 1987
Pitts, Jackie Delaware Sports 1983
Rawstrom, Harold "Harry" W. University of Delaware Newark Swimming, Coaching College 1987
Reilly, Kevin Delaware Sports 1985
Roache, Willie National Boxing Association Wilmington Featherweight Boxing Professional 1986
Sasse, Ralph Delaware Sports 1981
Shakespeare, Frank Naval Academy, U.S. Olympic Team Annapolis, Maryland, Helsinki, Finland Rowing College, 1952 Summer Olympics 1982
Skinner, William "Bill" Alfred YMCA, University of Tennessee, New York Athletic Club Wilmington, Knoxville, Tennessee, New York City Javelin Club, College 1981
Snowberger, Russ Duesenberg, Indianapolis Speedway Dover, Indianapolis Motorsports Professional 1988
Swartz, Hyman "Hymie" University of Delaware, YMCA, JCC, Red Cross Newark, Wilmington Swimming, Instructor College, Club 1988
Taylor, Ellis D. Delaware State Golf Association Wilmington Golf Amateur 1982
Tosi, John Archmere Academy Claymont Sports Coaching High School 1982
Turley, Douglas "Doug" Pershing CYO, University of Scranton, Washington Redskins Scranton, Pennsylvania, Washington, D.C. Football Parish, College, Professional 1986
Vosters Spruance, Gretchen Delaware Sports 1989
Vosters, Bunny Delaware Tennis 1980
Wilcutts, John Magnolia Horse Racing Harness Racing 1985
Zablotny, Walter Delaware Sports 1985


Name Organization Location Sport Division Inducted
Anderson, Anthony Eugene McKean High, Temple University, Pittsburgh Steelers, Atlanta Falcons, Philadelphia Stars Wilmington, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Atlanta Football High School, College, Professional 1994
Anderson, Harry "the Horse" Walter West Chester State Teachers College, Philadelphia Phillies, Cincinnati Reds Greenville, West Chester, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Cincinnati Baseball College, Major League 1992
Baker, Dorothy United States Olympic Committee Delaware Anabolic Steroid Prohibition Executive Board Member 1996
Baldwin, Renee Special Olympics Minneapolis Track & Field 1991 Special Olympics World Summer Games 1997
Balick, Charlotte Women's Eastern Golf Association, Women's Golf Association of Philadelphia Delaware Golf Women's, Senior 1999
Billings, Bill Middletown High Middletown Football, Coaching High School 1998
Brady, John J. Delaware Sportswriters and Broadcasters Association John J. Brady Athlete of the Year Award Wilmington Sports Writer 1993
Brooking, Ann University of Delaware, Wilmington Friends School Newark, Wilmington Lacrosse, Field Hockey, Coaching High School 1995
Brown, Mike Conrad High, University of Delaware, Chicago Bears Wilmington, Newark, Chicago Track & Field, Football High School, College, Professional 1990
Bruton, Bill Milwaukee Braves, Detroit Tigers Milwaukee, Detroit Baseball Major League 1991
Campbell, Joe New Orleans Saints, Oakland Raiders, Tampa Bay Buccaneers New Orleans, Oakland, California, Tampa, Florida Football Professional 1992
Capodanno, Laura Ursuline Academy Wilmington Basketball High School 1997
Carucci, Dom "Quack" Delaware Coaching 1990
Chambers, Bill Delaware Sports 1990
Collick, Bill Delaware State Dover Football, Coaching College 1998
Cunningham, Ellsworth "Bert" Brooklyn Grays, Baltimore Orioles, Philadelphia Athletics, Buffalo Bisons, Louisville Colonels, Chicago Orphans Brooklyn, New York, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Buffalo, New York, Louisville, Kentucky, Chicago Baseball Major League 1996
DiPace, Dan Jackson Street Boys Club, Wilmington High, Syracuse University Wilmington, Delaware, Syracuse, New York Basketball Club, High School, College 1997
Dowd, Robert F. Delaware Sports 1995
du Pont, Margaret Osborne French Open, Wimbledon, US Open Paris, France, Wimbledon, England, Forest Hills, New York Tennis Professional 1999
Duncan, Raymond "Scotty" B. University of Delaware, Eastern Intercollegiate Golf Association Newark Golf, Coaching College 1996
Franks, Roger Delaware Sports 1997
Gerow, Bill University of Delaware, Wilmington Touchdown Club Newark Track & Field College 1994
Gillen, Eugene "Buzzy" Delaware Sports 1999
Hahn, Patsy LPGA, Delcastle Golf Club Wilmington, Delaware Golf Amateur, Professional 1990
Hall, Mike Pan Am Sports Organization Dagsboro, Indianapolis, Havana, Cuba Powerlifting 1987 Pan Am Games, 1991 Pan Am Games 1996
Hanford, Carl Kentucky Derby, Delaware Park Racetrack Louisville, Kentucky, Stanton Thoroughbred Horse Racing Jockey, Trainer 1999
Hannah, Bob University of Delaware, College World Series Newark Baseball Coaching College 1998
Hawke, Vick Delaware Sports 1992
Hayman, Gary Newark High, Pennsylvania State University, Buffalo, New York, Seattle Seahawks Newark, State College, Pennsylvania, Buffalo Bills, Seattle Football High School, College, Professional 1992
Henry, Spencer Delaware Sports 1999
Hitchens, Mary Ann University of Delaware Newark Field Hockey, Coaching College 1997
Jacobs, Robert "Spook" Columbus Jets, Hollywood Stars, Philadelphia Athletics, Kansas City Athletics, Pittsburgh Pirates Columbus, Ohio, Hollywood, California, Philadelphia, Kansas City, Missouri, Pittsburgh Baseball Minor and Major League 1991
Johnson, Dave Wilmington Aquatic Club, U.S. Olympic Team Wilmington, Mexico City, Mexico Swimming Recreational, 1968 Summer Olympics 1991
Johnson, Sterling "Terl" Delaware Sports 1995
Katzman, Izzy The News Journal, Delaware Sportswriters and Broadcasters Association Wilmington Sports Writer, Harness Racing Newspaper 1993
Kenney, Bob University of Kansas, U.S. Olympic Team Lawrence, Kansas, Helsinki, Finland Basketball 1952 Summer Olympics 1999
Kujala-Showalter, Audie University of Delaware Newark Softball College 1992
Lambert, Rodney Delaware Sports 1996
Land, John Delaware State College, Wilmington Clippers, Baltimore Colts, Philadelphia Eagles, Philadelphia Bell Dover, Wilmington, Baltimore, Philadelphia Football College, Professional 1997
Lesher, John Claymont High, West Virginia University Claymont, Morgantown, West Virginia Basketball High School, College 1995
Lucas, John "Cookie" Delaware Sports 1990
Martin, Renie Dover High, University of Richmond, Kansas City Royals, San Francisco Giants, Philadelphia Phillies, Florida Tropics Dover, Richmond, Virginia, Kansas City, Missouri, San Francisco, California, Philadelphia, West Palm Beach, Florida Baseball College, Minor Leagues, Major Leagues, Senior Professional Baseball Association 1995
Masley, Francis "Frank" Joseph U.S. Olympic Team Lake Placid, New York, Sarajevo, Yugoslavia, Calgary, AB Luge 1980 Winter Olympics, 1984 Winter Olympics, 1988 Winter Olympics 1997
Mason, Tom, Jr. Delaware Amateur Softball Association Delaware Softball, Coaching, Umpire Amateur 1991
McBride, Steve Delaware Sports 1994
Meade, Mike Delaware Sports 1997
Milligan, Henry "Hank" A.I. du Pont High, Princeton University, National AAU, World Boxing Association, World Boxing Organization Greenville, Delaware, Princeton, New Jersey, Wilmington, Delaware Wrestling, Boxing Amateur & Professional 1993
Moser, Lou Delaware Sports 1994
Motley, Felmon Delaware State College Dover Football, Coaching College 1998
Passmore, William "Bill" L. Monmouth Handicap, Kentucky Derby Seaford, Oceanport, New Jersey, Louisville, Kentucky Horse Racing Flat, Steeplechase Jockey and Trainer 1992
Raymond, Harold "Tubby" University of Michigan, University of Delaware, American Football Coaches Association President Ann Arbor, Michigan, Newark Football Coaching College 1993
Redden, Arthur "Art" Gray Pan Am Sports Organization, U.S. Olympic Team Wilmington, Winnipeg, Mexico City, Mexico Light Heavyweight Boxing 1967 Pan Am Games, 1968 Summer Olympics 1994
Reitzes, Herm Delaware Sportswriters and Broadcasters Association Herm Reitzes Award for Public Service Wilmington Sports Writer Broadcast 1990
Riley, Bob "Peanuts" Philadelphia Phillies farm team, Christ Our King School Wilmington Baseball, Coaching Minor League, Parish 1990
Roberts, Milton "Milt" R. University of Delaware, Cape Henlopen High Newark, Lewes Lacrosse Coaching, Historian College, High School 1993
Rylander, C. Roy "Doc" University of Delaware Newark Tennis Coaching, Trainer College 1996
Saddler, William "Bubby" Howard High Wilmington Baseball High School, Negro leagues 1999
Salvatore, Pete Delaware Sports 1991
Seaburg, Hans "Gus" Green Bay Packers, Kansas City Blues (AA), Detroit Lions, University of Delaware Green Bay, Wisconsin, Kansas City, Missouri, Detroit, Newark, Delaware Trainer Professional, Minor League, College 1995
Sezna, Walter "Wally" W. United States Golf Association Rehoboth Beach, Lantana, Florida, West Chester, Pennsylvania Golf Amateur, Father & Son, Senior 1994
Shepherd, Lennell, Sr. National Junior Weightlifting Championship Wilmington Weightlifting High School 1998
Shockley, Costen Philadelphia Phillies, Los Angeles Angels Philadelphia, Anaheim, California Baseball Major League 1998
Slattery, Herb University of Delaware Newark Football College 1994
Slowik, Carol Thomson University of Delaware, University of Florida, Drake University Newark, Gainesville, Florida, Des Moines, Iowa Track & Field, Coaching College 1995
Smith, Janet A. Ursinus College, University of Delaware Collegeville, Pennsylvania, Newark Lacrosse, Coaching College 1998
Sund, Al Delaware Sports 1994
Sund, Leonard "Lenny" Delaware Boxing 1998
Taylor, Irvin "Ace" S. University of Delaware Newark Baseball, Basketball, Football, Soccer College 1996
Thompson, Harold "Buck" University of Delaware, Brooklyn Dodgers (AAFC) Newark, Brooklyn, New York Football College, Professional 1996
Thomson, William A. Delaware Sports 1997
Walsh, Franny Salesianum High Wilmington, Delaware Coaching High School 1991
Watson, Steve St. Mark's High, Temple University, Denver Broncos Wilmington, Philadelphia, Denver, Colorado Football, Coaching High School, College, Professional 1993
White, Randy McKean High, University of Maryland, College Park, Dallas Cowboys Wilmington, College Park, Maryland, Dallas Football High School, College, Professional 1994
Wills, Howard Delaware Sports 1992
Wilson, Tim University of Maryland, Houston Oilers, New Orleans Saints College Park, Maryland, Houston, New Orleans Football College, Professional 1991
Wockenfuss, John Detroit Tigers, Philadelphia Phillies, Pittsburgh Pirates, Toledo Mud Hens, Albany-Colonie Diamond Dogs Detroit, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Toledo, Ohio, Albany, New York Baseball, Managing Major League, Northeast League (Minor) 1993


Name Organization Location Sport Division Inducted
Andrus, Robert "Bob" Dover High, Wesley College, Cape Henlopen High Dover, Lewes Football, Coaching High School, College 2006
Apostolico, Martin "Marty" Wilmington High, West Nottingham Academy, University of Delaware, Dickinson High Wilmington, Colora, Maryland, Newark Swimming, Football, Coaching High School, College 2004
Bastianelli, Herm Georgetown High, Sussex Central High Georgetown Wrestling, Coaching High School 2003
Bender, Lou Salesianum, A.I. du Pont, Caravel Academy, Hodgson Vo-Tech, Wilmington College Wilmington Basketball, Coaching High School, College 2008
Bianchini, Rosemary "Roe", CPT William Penn High New Castle Field Hockey, Softball, Coaching High School 2001
Bodley, Hal The News Journal, CBS Radio, CNN, NBC, USA Today, Munich massacre Wilmington, New York City, New York, Munich Sports Writer Newspaper, Broadcast, 1972 Summer Olympics 2004
Briggs, Bernard "Barney" Milford High Milford Basketball, Track & Field, Football, Coaching High School 2007
Brooks, C. Melvin "Ripper", Sr. Newark High, American Legion, University of Delaware Newark Football, Track & Field, Baseball High School, Recreational, College 2005
Bucci, Nicholas "Nick" Claymont High Claymont Football High School 2004
Buckalew, Bart P.S. du Pont High, West Chester University, USO, William Penn High Wilmington, West Chester, Pennsylvania, Fort Knox, Tennessee, New Castle Diving, Coaching High School, College, Military 2006
Bundren, Jim A.I. duPont High, New York Jets, Cleveland Browns, Miami Dolphins Wilmington, E. Rutherford, New Jersey, Cleveland, Ohio, Miami, Florida Football High School, College, Professional 2007
Carmichael, Donald "Ducky" P.S. du Pont High, University of Delaware, Augusta Military Academy Wilmington, Newark, Augusta, Georgia Football, Basketball, Baseball High School, College 2008
Ciesinski, Roman Newark High, University of Delaware, Blue Hen Conference Newark Cross Country Track & Field High School, College 2003
Clapp, Jim West Chester University, American Karate Studios West Chester, Pennsylvania, Wilmington Martial Arts (Karate, Modern Amis, American Kenpo, Kata) College, Studio 2008
Damico, Lawrence First State Games, Delaware Volleyball Hall of Fame Delaware Volleyball, Referee High School, Amateur 2003
Davis, Eddie Delaware Sports 2002
Dayton, Julie Laurel High, Longwood College, University of Virginia, Women's Lacrosse World Cup, Dartmouth College Laurel, Farmville, Virginia, Charlottesville, VirginiaHanover, New Hampshire Field Hockey, Lacrosse, Coaching High School, College, U.S. Lacrosse Team 2003
Delaney-Scheetz, Susan Brandywine High, West Chester University, Women's Lacrosse World Cup, Penn State Wilmington, West Chester, Pennsylvania, State College, Pennsylvania Lacrosse, Coaching High School, College 2005
DeShields, Delino Seaford High, Montreal Expos, Los Angeles Dodgers, St. Louis Cardinals, Baltimore Orioles, Chicago Cubs Seaford, Los Angeles, St. Louis, Missouri, Baltimore, Chicago Baseball High School, Professional 2006
Dickerson, Ron "Cap'n Dick" Seaford High, Laurel High, Shepherd College Seaford, Laurel, Shepherdstown, West Virginia Football, Baseball, Coaching High School, College 2008
English, A. J. Howard High, Virginia Union University, Washington Bullets, Portland Trail Blazers Wilmington, Richmond, Virginia, Washington, D.C., Portland, Oregon Basketball High School, College, Professional 2004
Farmer, Dale C. Delaware Sports 2000
Farmer, Robert "Clyde" Delaware Sports 2000
Ferguson, Patricia Ursuline Academy, DuPont Wilmington Field Hockey, Basketball High School, Recreational, Corporate 2003
Ferrell, Howard Leroy "Toots" Newark Eagles, Baltimore Elite Giants Delaware Baseball Professional 2000
Ferris, Brenda Becker William Penn High, West Chester University, U.S. Olympic Team New Castle, West Chester, Pennsylvania, Moscow, Russia Field Hockey, Softball, Lacrosse High School, College, 1980 Summer Olympic Games (Boycotted) 2008
Frick, George Delaware Sports 2002
Fry, Doris Calloway Laurel High, Milford Recreation League Laurel, Milford Field Hockey, Basketball, Softball, Bowling High School, Recreational 2008
Grandell, Dr. Peter A. Wilmington High, Mount Saint Mary College, West End Neighborhood House, Marines, Parks & Recreation Director Wilmington, Newburgh, New York, Elsmere Football, Middleweight Boxer High School, College, Military, Community, Municipal 2004
Hanna, Norman Delaware Sports 2001
Harris, Barbara Mt. Pleasant High, Northwestern University, Wilmington Aquatic Club Wilmington, Evanston, Illinois Swimming High School, College, Recreational 2006
Harris, Dionna M. U.S. Olympic Team Delaware, Atlanta Softball 1996 Summer Olympics 2001
Hoffstein, Ace University of Delaware, Goldey-Beacom College, St. Elizabeth High, Wilmington Bombers Newark, Wilmington Basketball, Coaching College, High School, Eastern Professional Basketball League 2005
Holloway, Jack William Penn High New Castle Wrestling, Coaching High School 2008
Huber (Rudawsky), Vicki Concord High, Villanova University, U.S. Olympic Team Wilmington, Radnor, Pennsylvania, Souel, S. Korea, Atlanta Middle distance running High School, College, 1988 Summer Olympics, 1996 Summer Olympics 2002
Hudson, Aubrey Georgetown High, University of Delaware Georgetown, Delaware, Newark, Delaware Football, Basketball, Baseball, Track High School, College 2008
Immediato, Bob Wilmington High, Goldey-Beacom College, Minot Mallards Wilmington, Minot, North Dakota Baseball High School, College, Mandak League (Minor) 2007
Johnson, Dennis University of Delaware, Washington Redskins, Buffalo Bills Newark, Washington, D.C., Buffalo, New York Football College, Professional 2006
Joseph, Melvin L. Georgetown Speedway Georgetown Speedway Developer 2002
Kadel, Carl Walter Delaware Sports 2000
Kampert, Sue Manelski Padua Academy, James Madison University, Ursuline Academy, Concord High Wilmington, Delaware, Harrisonburg, Virginia Basketball, Coaching High School, College 2004
Kane, Joe Delaware Sports High School, College 2002
Kapa, William L. Department of Parks and Recreation Director, Delaware Sports Museum and Hall of Fame President Wilmington Sports Municipal, Museum 2004
Knisely, Mary (Schilly) Concord High, Pan Am Sports Organization Wilmington, Indianapolis, Indiana Basketball, Baseball, Track High School, 1987 Pan Am Games 2008
Koffenberger, Richard P.S. du Pont High, University of Maryland, Wilmington Jets Wilmington, College Park, Maryland Basketball High School, College, Professional 2006
Leshem, Leonard "Len" World Triathlon Corporation, Special Olympics Rehoboth Beach, Kailua, HI Ironman Triathlon, Coaching Recreational, Charity 2006
Lewis, James A. Delaware Sports 2001
Ludington, Ronald E. U.S. Olympic Team, University of Delaware Figure Skating Club Squaw Valley, California, Newark Figure Skating, Coaching World Figure Skating Championships, 1960 Winter Olympics 2000
Mason, Fred A. Howard High, Elmira Pioneers, Miami Marlins (FSL), Spartanburg Spinners, Brandywine College Wilmington, Elmira, New York, Miami, Spartanburg, South Carolina Baseball, Coaching High School, Minor League, College 2004
Mattson, Bob North Carolina State, Wilmington Aquatic Club Raleigh, North Carolina, Wilmington Swimming, Coaching College, Recreational 2005
Mayer, Vincent "Winnie" Newark High, University of Delaware, Newark Touchdown Club Newark Football High School, College, Recreational 2007
McCall, Francis "Mike" Delaware Sports 2002
McCall, Rick Wesley College, Maple Dale Country Club Dover Golf, Coaching College, Recreational 2007
Mees, Tom WILM-AM, ESPN SportsCenter Wilmington, New York City Ice hockey Sports Commentator Broadcast 2005
Meharg, Missy University of Maryland Delaware, College Park, Maryland Field hockey, Coaching College 2002
Neill, Michael Seaford High, Villanova University, Vancouver Canadians, Oakland Athletics, Pan Am Sports Organization, US Olympic Team Seaford, Radnor, Pennsylvania, Vancouver, BC, Oakland, California, Winnipeg, Sydney Baseball High School, College, Minor League, Major League, 1999 Pan Am Games, 2000 Summer Olympics 2005
Oddo, Jim Wilmington High, North Carolina State University Wilmington, Raleigh, North Carolina Football, Coaching High School, College 2008
Pheiffer, William University of Delaware, Philadelphia Bulletin, Philadelphia Warriors, Delaware Today Newark, Philadelphia, Wilmington Sports Commentator Newspaper, Broadcast, Magazine 2003
Purnell, Lovett Seaford High, West Virginia University, New England Patriots, Baltimore Ravens Seaford, Morgantown, West Virginia, Foxborough, Massachusetts, Baltimore, Maryland Football High School, College, Professional 2007
Purzycki, Joseph "Joe" University of Delaware, Woodbridge High, Caesar Rodney High, Del State, James Madison University Newark, Bridgeville, Camden-Wyoming, Dover, Harrisonburg, Virginia Football, Coaching High School, College 2005
Reynolds, Bruce William Penn High New Castle Football, Coaching High School 2003
Richardson, Betty Tower Hill School Wilmington Field Hockey, Coaching High School 2000
Robinson, Robert L. Delaware Sports 2001
Rollins, John W., Lt. Gov. Dover International Speedway, Dover Downs Dover Auto Racing, Horse Racing NASCAR, Harness Racing 2008
Scott, B. Gary P.S. du Pont High, University of Pennsylvania, Wilmington Bombers, Wilmington Touchdown Club Wilmington, Philadelphia Football Owner High School, College, Eastern Professional Basketball League 2004
Scott, Vinnie University of Maryland, Baltimore Colts, St. Mark's High College Park, Maryland, Baltimore, Wilmington Football, Coaching High School, College, Professional 2007
Sheats, Earl University of Delaware Newark Baseball College 2001
Silicato, Thomas Carmen Salesianum, Reading Phillies Wilmington, Reading, Pennsylvania Baseball, Coaching High School, College 2004
Smith, Jim P.S. du Pont High, University of Delaware, Dickinson High Wilmington, Newark, Basketball, Baseball, Coaching High School, College 2008
Stansky, R. Benjamin Wilmington Blue Rocks Wilmington Baseball Interstate League (Minor) 2001
Steers, Kenneth Middletown High, University of Delaware Middletown, Newark Coaching High School, College 2003
Taylor, John Del State, San Francisco 49ers Dover, San Francisco, California Football College, Professional 2005
Taylor, Steve University of Delaware, Columbus Clippers Newark, Columbus, Ohio Baseball College, Minor League 2003
Tiberi, David "TNT" Stephes Delaware Park Racetrack, Golden Gloves, IBF Bear, Delaware, Atlantic City, New Jersey Middleweight boxing Amateur, Professional 2001
Townsend, John "Happy" Philadelphia Phillies, Washington Senators, Cleveland Naps Phildadelphia, Pennsylvania, Washington, D.C., Cleveland, Ohio Baseball Professional 2005
Trotter, Harold Claymont High Claymont Track & Field High School 2002
Viera, Barbara L. University of Delaware, US Olympic Team Newark, Atlanta Volleyball, Coaching College, 1996 Summer Olympics 2004
Walls, James F. Georgetown High, University of Delaware, Will Rogers Field, County Seaters Georgetown, Newark, Oklahoma City, Eastern Shore, Maryland Football, Basketball High School, College, Military, Eastern Shore Basketball League 2005
Wentworth, James "Jim" Pfeiffer University, Wesley College Misenheimer, North Carolina, Dover Basketball, Coaching College 2006
Whitcraft, David University of Delaware, Delaware Wizards Newark, Wilmington Soccer, Coaching College, USISL (Professional) 2007
Wisniewski, Irvin C. University of Michigan, University of Delaware, Polish Olympic Team Ann Arbor, Michigan, Newark Football, Coaching, Basketball College, Olympics 2006
White, Henry Cape Henlopen High Lewes Track & Field High School 2000
Whiting, Val Stanford University, Seattle Reign, Detroit Shock, Minnesota Lynx Stanford, California, Seattle, Detroit, Minneapolis Basketball College, ABL, WNBA (Professional) 2007
Williams, Pat Wake Forest, Miami Marlins (FSL), Orlando Magic Wilmington, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Miami, Orlando, Florida Baseball, Basketball manager College, Florida State League (Minor), Professional 2001
Zabitka, Matt "Zee" J. The News Journal Wilmington Sports writer Broadcast, Newspaper 2000


Name Organization Location Sport Division Inducted
Angnew, John "Jack" Midway Little League, IAABO Board 11, Wilmington Semi-Pro, American Legion Wilmington, Delaware Baseball, Coaching, Basketball referee High school, Semi-Pro, Little League, Military 2013
Crowther, John (Bill) Mount Pleasant High, NCAA, Olympics Wilmington, Delaware Track and Field, Coaching High School, College 2015
Flanders, Sarah Gause Ursuline, University of Delaware, Georgetown University Wilmington, Delaware Basketball, Track and Field High School, College – Division II 2015
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