Alvin Huey

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 Alvin Huey was an outstanding multi-sport athlete at Milford High School in the 1950s who went on to serve his country with distinction. Huey collected 12 varsity letters at Milford in
football, basketball and baseball, where he was recognized as the Buccaneers’ top athlete as a senior in 1956. At the University of Delaware he was a two-year starter in football and won three
letters in track, captaining the 1960 Blue Hen track team and setting a University indoor record in the 440-yard dash. At Milford, Huey played offensive end and defensive back, and was selected first
team All-State in 1955. In the inaugural Blue-Gold All-Star game in 1956, Huey started at end for the Gold team. In basketball, Huey averaged just under18 points his senior season to earn second team
All-State. In track, as a junior, Huey set a state half-mile record of 2:02 when he pulled off a stunning upset of Vic Zwolak (DSMHOF
. In baseball, Huey played center field and hit with power. After graduating from Delaware in 1960, he enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps and attended Pensacola Naval Air Station Flight School
where he earned his pilot’s wings. He also did well on the ground, averaging almost five yards per carry while playing for the Pensacola football team. Huey served two-and-a-half combat tours in
Vietnam, flying 398 combat missions. He retired from the Marine Corps in 1990 reaching the rank of Brigadier General. In 2008 Huey was honored with induction into the Milford High School Hall of



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