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Earl Francis Lloyd

Earl Lloyd was born on April 13, 1928 in Alexandria, Virginia. He attended Parker-Gray High School in Alexandria where he was All-State in basketball. After graduation he attended West Virginia State College where he also starred in basketball and was…

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George McQuinn

McQuinn, from Ballston, Virginia, spent his entire life in baseball.  His professional career started in 1930 with New Haven, Connecticut in the old Eastern League. In addition to the Eastern League, McQuinn played in the Mid-Atlantic, New York - Penn,…

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Paul Mellon

Paul Mellon was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and attended the Universities of Yale, Oxford, and Cambridge, where he received many honorary degrees.  He joined the Army six months before the incident at Pearl Harbor and was discharged as a major,…

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Frank Havens

Frank Havens is an Eastern Shore resident with the rare distinction of being a four time Olympian. An Arlington native and a graduate of Washington & Lee High School, Havens played on the football team.  He was destined to become…

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Stuart W. Hoskins

Stuart “Stukie” Hoskins started his talent-rich athletic career in Fredericksburg.  He attended Fredericksburg High School from 1932-1936 where he was an outstanding athlete and four-sport star winning fourteen letters in football, basketball, baseball, and track. In 1936, Hoskins entered the…

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Dr. Harrison F. Flippin

Dr. Harrison Fitzgerald Flippin was born October 26, 1906.  He attended the Episcopal High School in Alexandria, where he was head monitor, captain of the football team, and participated actively in baseball, basketball, and track.  At the time of his…

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Steve Guback

Guback spent nine years as a staff writer with the Richmond Times-Dispatch and more than 20 years with The Washington Star during which he covered many major events such as the Super Bowl, heavyweight championship fights, college bowl games and…

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Leon Day

Before the integration of Major League Baseball, African-American players with major league ability were making names for themselves in the Negro Leagues.  Alexandria native Leon Day was one of these athletes.  There were no weaknesses in Day’s game.  He would…

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Tom Dolan

Tom Dolan, originally from Arlington, began his swimming career at age five. Despite struggling with exercise-induced asthma, Dolan aggressively pursued the sport in high school, which led him to the University of Michigan, where he won nine national championships and…

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George Herbert Allen

In 1971, Coach George Allen took over a Washington club that had only one winning season in the previous fifteen years, and molded them into perennial league title contenders. It was Allen who was responsible for the "Redskinsmania" which swept…

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