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.

Hoppy Hopkins

Year Inducted:1984

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Dr. Bob Rydze

Year Inducted:1984

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Rocky Bleier

Year Inducted:1984

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Vince Jacobs

Year Inducted:1984

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Jim Schrader

Year Inducted:1984

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Jim Schrader was a graduate of Scott Township High School in Carnegie, PA and the University of Notre Dame. An offensive linemen, “Big Jim” helped lead the way for Heisman Trophy winning running back Johnny Lattner.

In 1953 Notre Dame finished the season 9-1 and had an unprecedented 12 players drafted to the ’54 NFL. Jim went in the 2nd round to the Washington Redskins. He played in 116 NFL games, starting 48 of them.

During his 10-year career he played for the Redskins and the Philadelphia Eagles and never played on a team with a winning record. He was a Pro Bowl selection in 1958, 1959 and 1961.

Phyllis Semple

Year Inducted:1984

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Dr Rick Leeson

Year Inducted:1984

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Johnny Unitas

Year Inducted:1984

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Mike Wagner

Year Inducted:1984

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Andy Dugo

Year Inducted:1984

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Harry Fairfield

Year Inducted:1984

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Pete Gallo

Year Inducted:1984

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Bob Phillips

Year Inducted:1984

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Bob Baker

Year Inducted:1984

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Baldy Regan

Year Inducted:1984

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Moe Barr

Year Inducted:1984

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