Dan DiPace

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DiPace was a basketball and baseball stand-out at Syracuse University in the late 1930s. He later was a stand-out fast pitch softball outfielder with Del-Campo. He captained the Syracuse
basketball team junior and senior years and baseball his final year. In basketball, he was All-East as a junior averaging 19 points per game. A Wilmington High School graduate, DiPace was MVP in the
junior and senior basketball tournament at the Jackson Street Boys Club. He starred on two Goldey Beacom basketball teams prior to entering Syracuse University. DiPace was named “Honorable Mention
All-American” in 1942 by PIC magazine. He was inducted into the Wilmington High School “Hall of Honor” in 1996. Dan was captain of Peekskill Military Prep School. He was voted one of Syracuse’s “Top
10 Outstanding men”. DiPace was also voted the schools’s “Most Sportsmanlike player” his senior year. DiPace led the Syracuse baseball team in batting with a .455 batting average his junior year.



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