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Eric Tipton

Eric Tipton was born in Petersburg, Virginia where he graduated from Petersburg High School. He entered Duke University upon graduation and went on to become one of the all time greats in Duke football history, being named All-American as a…

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Robbye King Unger

Robbye King Unger was an outstanding amateur golfer in Virginia and the Mid-Atlantic circles.  For ten years she dominated women’s golf in a fashion unequaled in recent years. In 20 Virginia Women’s Amateur Championships, Unger won six times in 1963,…

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Thomas C. Scott Jr.

Thomas C. “Tommy” Scott Jr. is considered one of the University of Virginia’s all time greats in football.  He played both offensive and defensive end and made the AP All-American first team in 1952.  Scott was picked for the East-West…

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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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Louis “Weenie” Miller

A native of Richmond, Miller excelled in athletics at Benedictine High School. He attended the University of Richmond where he captained both the baseball and basketball teams. His outstanding performance earned him spots on the All-State and All-Southern baseball teams…

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Bill Millsaps, Jr.

William H. Millsaps, Jr. is a native of Daisy, Tennessee and attended the University of Tennessee. He worked at the Knoxville Journal for three years before joining the Richmond Times-Dispatch as a sports reporter in September of 1966. Millsaps was…

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Albert M. Nemetz

Al Nemetz was born in Prince George, Virginia in 1922.  He played football for Hopewell High School and upon his graduation entered Wake Forest University.  He transferred to West Point, whereby, the legendary football coach at the Military Academy, Earl…

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Johnny Oates

Johnny Oates is an exemplar of a true dedicated baseball man.  A player, coach, and manager in Major League Baseball for 30 years, Oates’ tenacity for the game shined on and off the field. Oates, a hard-hitting catcher primarily used…

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Barry Parkhill

Barry Parkhill was appointed the associate director of athletics for development in 1998. He previously served dual roles as director of alumni development for the UVa Alumni Association and director of capital projects for athletics. Before that, he spent three…

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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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