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Paul Shu

Paul Shu was a star athlete at George Washington High School in Alexandria, Virginia before attending Virginia Military Institute. Shu was the first Virginia Military Cadet to letter in four sports, football, baseball, basketball and track. He earned the nickname…

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Penelope Anderson McBride

Penelope Anderson McBride’s love affair with the game of tennis began at the age of eight. She started hitting a tennis ball against the back of the house in Richmond, Virginia, where she began to blossom into one of the…

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Clyde McCullough

McCullough began his baseball career as an infielder with his hometown Nashville American Legion Team at the age of 17.  He spent the next 40 years in the game.  As an 18-year-old in 1935, McCullough was picked up as a…

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George Hughes

George S. Hughes is a former William & Mary and National Football League star lineman.  When notified he had been nominated to the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame he said, “It’s quite a thrill.  Football has been a wonderful thing…

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Lester Hooker

H. Lester Hooker, a native of Stuart, at that time was the standout captain twice at Richmond’s Thomas Jefferson High and only player in school history to be a starter in three sports.  He moved on to star for W&M…

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James T. Gillette Jr.

Jim Gillette was a native of Courtland, Virginia.  He played at the University of Virginia in 1937, 1938 and 1940 where, as a walk-on freshman, he was given the nickname The “Courtland Courier”.  Gillette also starred at first base for…

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