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.

Richard Dick Hoak

Year Inducted:1991

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Outstanding High School Football player at Jeannette High School, Penn State University and a 9 year star halfback career with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Gained over 4,000 rushing yards as a Steeler halfback and nearly 1,500 yards in pass receiving. Ten year Steeler career; 4th leading rusher in Steeler history. Nineteen years as coach with Steelers. Dapper Dan Man of the Year -1968. Pro B0wl-1968

Richard D. Bradshaw

Year Inducted:1991

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University of Pittsburgh: 1971-81, 1987-89; Wins -133, 17 losses, 1 tie; 40 All­ American, 3 Olympians, 9 Conference Championships. Bethel Park High School Men: Wins -58, 3 losses; Women: Wins -21,0 losses. AAU Club Team coaching 1957-70: Wins -48, 2 losses; League champions 12 out of 14 years; Director 1982-88 Big East Swimming and Diving Championships; Director 1979 AIAW National Swimming Championships; Olympic and National Development Swim Program Coach. 1984 inducted PA Swimming Hall of Fame. Eastern Athletic Conference Coach of Year -1976, 1977, 1978

Kathy Stetler

Year Inducted:1991

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Riverview High School: All-American 1971-75. University of Pittsburgh: AIAU All American 1975-79; AIAU National Champion 1978. Dapper Dan Award ­1978. Selected for the U.S.A. East-West Meet 1977. Numerous times AAU National Championship -Finalist; National Age group record holder. Olympic trial qualifier 1976. Numerous AAU National rankings; Top 25 World rankings. Special Outstanding Swimmer Award -Eastern AIAU Championship -1978.

Randy Stottlemeyer

Year Inducted:1991

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Hickory High School: PIAA State Runner-up -1973; 2 time U.S. Wrestling Federation Jr. National Freestyle Champion 1972, ’73; Outstanding Wrestler Athlete -1978; Eastern Wrestling league Champion -1976. Head wrestling coach University of Pittsburgh 1979 to present: Eastern Wrestling Coach of the Year -1986, ’89. NCAA Rules committee -1989 to Present.

Chuck Tanner

Year Inducted:1991

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Chuck became famous as a Major League baseball manager for 19 seasons, but he was first a fine player for the Milwaukee Brewers, Chicago Cubs, and Cleveland Indians. In eight big league seasons, Chuck hit .261. He later managed the White Sox, Athletics, Pirates, and Braves. Chuck, a native of New Castle, was named Major League Manager of the Yearin 1972 and '78. His greatest success as a manager came during his 10 seasons with the Pirates. Chuck piloted the '79 Bucs to a world championship. Always known for his positive outlook, Chuck serves today as a super scout for the Milwaukee Brewers.

Myron Cope

Year Inducted:1991

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Sportscaster WTAE-TV and radio. Member of Pro Football’s Hall of Fame Board of Selectors; author of 4 books; outstanding writer of Post Gazette and Sports Illustrated; contributor to Life, Look, T.V. Guide. E.P. Dutton Award ­best magazine sports-writing in nation; one of the Hearst Corp.’s Most Distinguished 54 employees over the company’s first 100 years; 1980 Pittsburgh Man of Year in Communications; Pennsylvania Sportscaster of Year -1979.

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Patrick Madden

Year Inducted:1991

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Slippery Rock University: Coached 115 All-State Swimmers, 23 All-Americans; 673 Wins, 6 time PA State College Champion, 4 time Penn-Ohio Champion, 3 time NAIA All-American. WPIAL Coach of the Year -1970. Other personal accomplishments: Ranked as one of Master’s swimmers in Pennsylvania, Received 27 All-American citations, Won 13 Keystone Games titles, placed in top 3 nationally; Qualified as competitor for Olympic trials -1960; Slippery Rock University was All-American and numerous Conference honors. One of the top 5 high school coaches in nation -1983. Inducted Pennsylvania Swimming Hall of Fame.

Joe Moore

Year Inducted:1991

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Schenley High School: Lettered football, basketball, baseball; All State honors in football. Penn State: football and baseball. Head football coach 1959-76 with championships at Towanda, McDowell and Upper St. Clair high schools. Record: Wins -122, 34 losses. 1977-86 offensive line coach at the University of Pittsburgh; 1986-88 Temple; 1988 to present Notre Dame. Twelve of former linemen are playing in NFL, 4 of these are All-Pro, 8 named to All-American team.

Lenore Knight Wingard

Year Inducted:1991

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Lenore Wingard is truly one of the greatest of the United States’ women swimmers. She once held twenty-one American free-style records and a grand total of seven world records. In the 1932 Olympic games, she captured a silver medal for the 400 meters, and a gold medal for the International Relay. Her remarkable swimming feats have been recognized by her induction into the Helms Foundation Hall of Fame, the Maryland State Hall of Fame, the Pittsburgh Hall of Fame, the International Hall of Fame, arid our Commonwealth’s highest sports awards – induction into the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame.

James R. "Jim" Owens

Year Inducted:1991

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Football official 34 years, basketball 25 years. Worked 235+ college and 200 high school football games; 500+ basketball games. Officiated NCAA II & III Championship playoff games in 1978, ’79, ’81, ’83; Army-Navy -1985; Miami -1985 with the last second Winning T.D. Hail Mary pass Flutie to Phelan in Orange Bowl. West Penn Basketball Officials Association Executive Board ~ 10 years; President 1977-78. President District Board 165 IAABO 1976-77.

Sharon Watson

Year Inducted:1991

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18 year coaching record: Wins -635,10 losses; 12 State Championships, 15 WPIAL Championships, 1 WPIAL Runner-up, 17 undefeated sectional seasons. Regarded as the most outstanding volleyball coach in Pennsylvania.

Pete Antimarino

Year Inducted:1991

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Pitcairn H.S. quarterback. New Mexico State College: All Conference Quarterback. Two years Assistant Coach Pitcairn High School, 4 years Head Coach. Thirty-one years Head Coach Gateway High School: 1 Eastern Conference AAAA; 10 West Penn Conference titles; 4 Quad A Counties East titles; 4 WPIAL titles; No.3 national ranking by USA Today in 1986. Wins -256, 93 losses, 13 ties. 17 Conference Championships. Coach of the Year -1975. Monroeville Dapper Dan Club Man of the Year -1975. Pitcairn Citizen of the Year -1987

Dick Haley

Year Inducted:1991

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Midway High School; University of Pittsburgh -halfback 1955-59. Played Pro Football with Minnesota, Washington and Pittsburgh. Five years with Blesto. Twenty years as Director of Player Personnel for the Pittsburgh Steelers.