1983 Inductees

Delaware Sports Hall of Fame

Jack Mulvena

From football All-Stater at Salesianum School, Mulvena progressed to starting in two Rose Bowls with the University of Minnesota (1961

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Bill Murray

Bill was a trailblazing football coach who brought the University of Delaware out of football obscurity into a consistent role

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Jackie Pitts

A dominant figure in lacrosse, this Sanford School product was All-American eight times and a reserve five other years. She

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John Cooper

As a product of Warren AC, Cooper Johnny was Atlantic Division AAU 125 pound wrestling champion. As Wilmington YMCA coach

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Rosemary Miller

The dominant women’s trap shooter in Delaware for a decade, Rosemary was a three-time (1970-72-73) All-American. In 1968, she won

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