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Gene Alley

Born in Henrico County in 1940, Alley is a native Virginian. He attended Hermitage High School and developed into an outstanding baseball player. By the end of the 1963 season, Alley had worked his way up to the shortstop position…

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Arthur Ashe Jr.

Winning championships and trailblazing in tennis are “old hat” to this first world-renowned titleist to be inducted into Virginia’s Hall of Fame for his sport, following his pioneering teacher Dr. R.W. Johnson.  At the age of 17, Ashe won the…

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Peggy Augustus

Peggy Augustus was born in Cleveland, Ohio, but currently resides in Keswick, Virginia.  She was active as an owner, trainer, and rider of show horses from 1950 to 1965, and won every major championship throughout the United States and Canada.   …

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Marvin Bass

Marvin Bass is a native of Petersburg, Virginia and was a member of William & Mary's winningest football team in history. Bass captained the 1942 Indians, which compiled a 9-1-1 record. He later was an assistant coach at William &…

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William “Pete” Bennett

In the world of track, the name Pete Bennett is synonymous with excellence. Bennett distinguished himself as both an athlete and coach at Virginia State College (now Virginia State University) where his achievements and winning legacy are a testament to…

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Chuck Boone

A true sportsman in every sense, Chuck Boone made a name for himself as a player, coach, and administrator throughout an athletic career that lasted more than forty years.  The University of Richmond would prove to be home to the…

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Allan Bristow

Allan Bristow’s name is synonymous with basketball in the state of Virginia.  The Richmond native began his long career as an All-State performer at Henrico High School before moving on to Virginia Tech.  While playing four years with the Hokies,…

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Larry Brooks

Larry Brooks is a native of Prince George, Virginia and attended Prince George High School.  In 1967, he was selected as an All-Central District choice as a defensive end.  Brooks furthered his education and attended Virginia State University, where he…

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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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