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Inducted in 1984 … 1950 Spring Valley H.S. graduate … one of Rockland County’s all-time great weightmen in track and field … dubbed “the greatest all-around trackman in two decades” in Rockland in a 1950 Journal-News article … that year, he set a County discus record — 160 feet, 3 inches — that stood for 25 years … was Rockland record-holder in the javelin for 31 years … his County shot put mark of 51-6 1/2 wasn’t surpassed for 20 years … a left-hander who won throwing righty on those occasions when his throwing elbow was sore … also showed great speed as part of the Tigers’ 440- and 880-yard relay teams that competed in the 1949 state meet, and turned in some stellar 440-yard dash efforts … a bruising fullback in football and top-notch heavyweight wrestler, he earned 11 letters in five sports (basketball and baseball were the others) … at Wyoming Seminary in Kingston, Pa., he routinely competed in four to six events per meet, frequently winning most of them … against Valley Forge Military Academy, he won six events in one day (100, 120-yard high hurdles, shot put, long jump, discus, javelin) and tied for first in the high jump … he also starred as a heavyweight wrestler and as an offensive and defensive end in football.