Sports Tidbits – Assorted Inductee’s Photos

Career highlights and awards
As player
Super Bowl champion (VI)
NFL champion (1963)
5× Pro Bowl (1961–1965)
4× First-team All-Pro (1961–1964)
2× Second-team All-Pro (1965, 1966)
NFL Rookie of the Year (1961)
NFL 75th Anniversary All-Time Team
Chicago Bears No. 89 retired
Unanimous All-American (1960)
Pittsburgh Panthers No. 89 retired

As head coach
Super Bowl champion (XX)
2× NFL Coach of the Year (1985, 1988)

Inducted into the Robert “Tick” Cloherty – Western Chapter of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame in 1981.

Mike Ditka

Number. 89, 98  – Position: Tight end

Personal information
Born: October 18, 1939, Carnegie, Pennsylvania

Career information
High school: Aliquippa High School  Aliquippa, Pennsylvania
College: University of Pittsburgh
NFL Draft: 1961 / Round: 1 / Pick: 5
AFL draft: 1961 / Round: 1 / Pick: 8

Career history
As player:
Chicago Bears (1961–1966)
Philadelphia Eagles (1967–1968)
Dallas Cowboys (1969–1972)
As coach:
Dallas Cowboys (1973–1981) (Assistant head coach)
Chicago Bears (1982–1992) (Head coach)
New Orleans Saints (1997–1999) (Head coach)



Jim Leyland

Manager
Born: December 15, 1944 (age 73)
Perrysburg, Ohio
Bats: Right Throws: Right

MLB statistics
Games managed 3,499
Managerial record 1,769–1,728
Winning % .506

Teams As manager
Pittsburgh Pirates (1986–1996)
Florida Marlins (1997–1998)
Colorado Rockies (1999)
Detroit Tigers (2006–2013)

Teams As coach
Chicago White Sox (1982–1985)
Career highlights and awards
World Series champion (1997)
3× Manager of the Year (1990, 1992, 2006)

Inducted into the Robert “Tick” Cloherty – Western Chapter of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame in 2004 and Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame also in 2012.


Career information
High school: Freedom (PA)
College: Pittsburgh
NFL Draft: 1983 / Round: 1 / Pick: 6

Career history
Chicago Bears (1983–1991)

Career highlights and awards
2× Pro Bowl (1985, 1986)
2× First Team All-Pro (1985, 1986)
Super Bowl champion (XX)
NFL 1980s All-Decade Team
Consensus All-American (1982)
Walter Camp Alumni of the Year (1995)

Inducted into the Robert “Tick” Cloherty – Western Chapter of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame in 1995 and Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame also in 2012.

Jim “Jimbo” Covert

Number 74 Position: Offensive tackle

Personal information
Born: March 22, 1960 (age 58)
Conway, Pennsylvania
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight: 271 lb (123 kg)


John Henry Johnson

Number 35 – Position: Fullback, halfback

Personal information
Born: November 24, 1929  Waterproof, Louisiana
Died: June 3, 2011 Tracy, California

Career information
High school: Pittsburg (California)
College: Arizona State
St. Mary’s (California)
NFL Draft: 1953 / Round: 2 / Pick: 18

Career history
Calgary Stampeders (1953)
San Francisco 49ers (1954–1956)
Detroit Lions (1957–1959)
Pittsburgh Steelers (1960–1965)
Houston Oilers (1966)

Career highlights and awards
NFL champion (1957)
4× Pro Bowl (1954, 1962–1964)
2× Second-team All-Pro (1954, 1962)
Jeff Nicklin Memorial Trophy (1953)
San Francisco 49ers Hall of Fame
Pittsburgh Steelers Legends team

Inducted into the Robert “Tick” Cloherty – Western Chapter of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame in 1977 and Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame also in 1977.

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