ALL INDUCTEES

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Jim Gallo - 2004
Jim Gallo was the quintessential athlete in the early years of the Rockland County Public School Athletic League (RCPSAL). A 1938 graduate of Haverstraw High School, Gallo earned a total of 14 varsity letters in his celebrated schoolboy career.

A three-time All-County football selection, Jimmy was a two-way performer, playing end, quarterback and linebacker over his four varsity seasons...Read More

Nick Gamboli - 1977
Inducted in 1977 ... graduate of Haverstraw H.S. ... born in 1898, the eldest of 12 sons of a Haverstraw brickyard foreman ... was a nationally recognized boxing official for 44 years ... a New York State boxing judge starting in 1933, he judged more than 2,000 fights in every club and arena from New York City to Syracuse ... at one time was said to be the oldest active profess-ional boxing judge ...Read More

Dominic "BABE" Gamboli - 1991
Elected in 1991 ... 1935 Haverstraw H.S. graduate ... “Mr. Little League” ... involved in Little League Baseball in Rockland for more than 40 years ... one of the founders of the Haverstraw Little League in 1952, and the District 18 (Rockland) Little League administrator for close to 20 years ... he conceived the two-inning rule, which requires that all players must play at least two i...Read More

Tony Gamboli Jr. - 1982
Elected in 1982 ... Spring Valley H.S. Class of 1956 ... only pitcher in Rockland scholastic history to pitch back-to-back no-hitters, turning the trick on April 24 and 28 ... set several other county pitching records, either still standing or since broken, including: most no-hitters, career, 3; most strikeouts in a season, 136; tied for most strikeouts in a seven-inning game, 19; most strikeouts ...Read More

George Garrecht - 1996
Installed in 1996 ... 1942 Haverstraw H.S. alumnus ... born and raised in Tappan ... basketball and baseball player for Haverstraw High, and later a softball, sailing, bowling and golf standout ... inducted into Rockland Soft-ball Hall of Fame, 1984 ... pitched no-hitter for Haverstraw versus Pearl River in 1942 ... taught himself to pitch softball windmill-style during World War II duty in the Na...Read More

Tony Gemma - 1985
Inducted in 1985 ... came to Rockland, to the Clarkstown School District, in 1954 as varsity baseball coach and physical education teacher ... in 20 years as head coach for Clarkstown and Clarkstown North, Gemma posted 176 wins and 97 losses, despite a mark of 8-26 during the first three building years ... Gemma’s teams won or shared the Rockland PSAL championship nine times ... from 1958 to...Read More

Tod Giles - 2001
In the sport of wrestling, a sport of patience and perseverance and tolerance of pain, Tod Giles has persevered more than just about any wrestler in Rockland County history. Although he did not reach the pinnacle of amateur sport, the Olympic Games - Charles Strack of Nyack, a 1928 Olympian, is the only Rockland wrestler to climb that peak - Giles can be justifiably proud of his enduring body of w...Read More

Joe Goldsmith - 1994
Elected in 1994 ... Ramapo H.S. Class of 1972 ... in Rockland wrestling annals, one of the all-time greats ... was second scholastic wrestler from Rockland County to win two New York State championships ... earned All-America status in both high school and college ... as a junior, won state title as a 105-pounder ... as a senior, won the 112-lb. crown, pinning three of his four opponents ... in tw...Read More

Debbie Grant - 2001
From Ramapo High School to Villanova University to national and international fame, Debbie Grant has represented Rockland County better than any female track and field athlete ever has.

In fact, based on the quality and longevity of her 22-year athletic career, the graceful, quietly confident Grant has put together one of the greatest records of achievement in Rockland County, in any sp...Read More

Joe Grasso - 2003
Joseph Holland Lifetime Acheivement Award was presented to Joe Grasso in 2003. He was a founding member of the Rockland County Sports Hall of Fame for his 60 plus years of service to the athletic community of Rockland.

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GARY GRAY - 2013
One of the most successful programs in the history of Rockland County sports is Nyack basketball. The man responsible for that program’s success in Gary Gray. Gary, a Nyack native, played varsity basketball at Nyack for two years, before moving on to play basketball for Hall of Famer Howie Pierson at Rockland Community College. Gary transferred to the University of South Florida to complete ...Read More

Ed Greene - 1977
Enshrined in 1977 ... 1931 Suffern H.S. graduate ... exceptional athlete, winning coach, dedicated and pioneering athletic director at Suffern High and Rockland Community College ... at Suffern, he was All-County two years each in football, basketball and baseball, and lettered in track as well ... he led the Mounties to the 1930 Rockland PSAL football title, and his dramatic three-run homer lifte...Read More

Bob Grossman - 1979
1979 inductee ... greatest race car driver in Rockland history ... lived in Upper Grand View ... three times Grossman was national champion, accumulating the most points on the U.S. circuit of sports cars ... the 24-hour endurance race at LeMans, France, is the most prestigious international sports car en-durance race, covering more than 1,200 miles ... Grossman finished the race seven times in 11...Read More

Guy Guccione - 1990
Elected in 1990 ... came to Suffern H.S. as wrestling coach in 1962 after outstanding mat careers in high school and college ... in eight years as head coach, Guccione led the Mounties to six Rockland County tournament champion-shipsóthree outright titles and three co-titles ... they also won four Section 9 crowns and a host of other tournament baubles ... Guccione kept alive a 15-year coun...Read More

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