For the past 58 years, the Robert “Tick” Cloherty – Western Chapter of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame has honored and inducted over 735 incredible men and women who have made a lasting impact in Pennsylvania through extraordinary athletic achievement and contributions. Whether these activities have been achieved on or off the field, we honor them here.

James Russell

Year Inducted:1982

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Edgar Jones

Year Inducted:1982

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Harold Burry

Year Inducted:1982

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Oland Canterna

Year Inducted:1982

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Gus Krop

Year Inducted:1982

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Willard "Willie" Somerset

Year Inducted:1982

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Willie was a two-time 1st Team All-State performer in 1959-60 at Farrell High School on a two-time State Championship Team. St Duquesne University he was an All-American in 1965. In 1966 he played for the Baltimore Bullets in the NBA, in 1968-69 the ABA’s Houston Mavericks And New York Nets.

In 1971, Willie moved to the Eastern Basketball Associations Championship team and garnered Most Valuable Player honors and on All- Star Team. Inducted into the Duquesne University Hall of Fame in 1976, Western Chapter PA Sports Hall of Fame in 1983 and Recipient of the prestegist Pittsburgh Dapper Dan Club Award in 1983.

Theodore Stepien

Year Inducted:1982

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Mike Theodore

Year Inducted:1982

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James Rab Currie

Year Inducted:1982

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Ray "Old Ranger" Mansfield

Year Inducted:1982

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Remarkable career at Kennewick (Washington) High School…All-State football selection, basketball (3 years), track (3 years), baseball (2 years), wrestling (2 years)…Continued at Washington University playing football, baseball, and wrestling…Was two-way tackle and center…All-West Coast…Played in East-West, Hula Boal, All-American and College All-Star games…Drafter second by Philadelphia Eagles in 1963…Purchased by Pittsburgh Steelers in 1964…Played 13 years…196 consecutive games…Never missed a game during entire football career spanning 24 years…Noted for game durability and quality of play…Played on 2 Super Bowl winners…Served as team representative…Super Star competitor in 1975…All AFC

…Partner in insurance business.

Andy Kid DePaul

Year Inducted:1982

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Fred Jr Donelli

Year Inducted:1982

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Frank Fuhrer

Year Inducted:1982

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Robert Garbark

Year Inducted:1982

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John Reed

Year Inducted:1982

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