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Roosevelt Brown Jr.

Roosevelt Brown, Jr. is a native of Charlottesville, Virginia and at the age of 13, “Rosey” was drafted out of the band to play football for the first time with his home-town Jefferson High team.  He played against his father’s…

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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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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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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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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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Joe Palumbo

Joseph C. Palumbo ranks beside Bullet Bill Dudley when naming the all time greats at the University of Virginia.  He is considered the best defensive guard ever to wear a Cavalier uniform. During Palumbo’s three varsity years, Virginia won 23…

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