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Leigh Williams

Leigh Williams, who died of Leukemia in 1940 just a day short of his 32nd birthday, was one of those rare breeds of athletes who starred in several sports.  At W & L, from 1927-32, he earned 16 letters, four…

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C.P. Sally Miles

Clarence P. Miles, a native of Hanover County and a graduate of Richmond High School, now John Marshall High School, was one of the first builders of the foundation for intercollegiate athletics at Virginia Tech and throughout the South.   Although…

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Malcom “Mac” Pitt

Malcolm "Mac" Pitt, served as the University of Richmond's Baseball Coach for 36 years and its Athletic Director for 25 years. He is a member of 4 Halls of Fame in addition to the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame. Pitt…

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George “Gummy” Proctor

George S. “Gummy” Proctor was born in Fredericksburg, Virginia, on September 30, 1907. At the early age of 15, he officiated his first big basketball game – Wake Forest College against the Richmond Blues, for only a $5.00 fee. Proctor…

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Garrard “Buster” Ramsey

Buster Ramsey played high school football for Knoxville High School in Tennessee where he was named to the All-Southern and All-Tennessee team as a guard graduating in 1939. Ramsey entered the College of William and Mary majoring in physical education…

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Henry W. Jordan

Henry Jordan began his outstanding athletic career at Warwick High School. He lettered in three sports, football, track, and wrestling. Jordan was co-captain of the football team and was named All-Tidewater, Eastern District, and All-State Honorable Mention. As a junior,…

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