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Joseph “Scrap” Chandler

Joseph C. “Scrap” Chandler was a native of Guinea in Caroline County and later resided in Norfolk, Virginia.  He was an outstanding athlete at William & Mary and after his graduation in 1924, he devoted 44 years to coaching in…

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William “Bill” Chambers Jr.

Bill Chambers was born on December 13, 1930 in Lynchburg, Virginia.  He began his basketball career at Lynchburg’s E.C. Glass High School where, in his senior year, he was center on an undefeated (22-0) State Championship team. Chambers went on…

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Harry “Red” Caughron

“Red” Caughron was born in Sevierville, Tennessee, and came to the College of William & Mary to play football. He received All-State, All-Southern and All-American honors during his three-year varsity career.  In 1960, Caughron took over as head coach of…

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Nellie Catlett

Nellie Catlett was born in Norfolk, Virginia.  He was a resident for 58 years attending Hampton High School, where he was named All-State and All-Southern in football, was above average in basketball and was the high point man in track,…

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Alfred Casey

Al Casey, born in Portsmouth, Virginia, was confined to a wheel chair and unable to speak clearly when he learned of his induction to the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame. He promised to be present at the Hall of Fame…

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Hunter Carpenter

C. Hunter Carpenter, alias Mr. Walter Brown, entered Virginia Polytechnic in 1898. He used the alias of the fictitious Walter Brown during his early days at VPI because his father had forbidden him to play football. This young man who…

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Herb Carneal

Over 45-seasons with the Minnesota Twins, Herb Carneal had one of the longest uninterrupted service times of any American League play-by-play broadcaster, 1962-2006. Herb was the voice of the American League Champion Twins in 1965 and the World Champion Twins…

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Raymond A. Bussard

Raymond A. Bussard is a native of Highland County, VA who lettered in basketball, football and track at Bridgewater College in the 1950’s.  He drew national attention for his versatility in track.  At the 1951 National AAU meet, he was…

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Harold M. Burrows Jr.

Harold “Hal” Burrows, Jr. is one of the most revered members of the tennis community of Virginia. It began when he won the Virginia State Boys Championship title in 1938 and 1939. He took the Junior title in 1941 and…

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Alonza “AL” Bumbry

“Bee”, as Al Bumbry was affectionately known to Orioles fans, was an appropriate nickname for such a tenacious player.  He stung pitchers with his bat and frustrated defenses with his ability to steal bases at will.  The base paths were…

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