Milt Roberts

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Inducted

Lacrosse was Roberts’ game and his passion. A member of a national championship Johns Hopkins University team, he coached at the University of Delaware 1950-57, then entered public-school
teaching. In 1979, he started the state’s first public school lacrosse program at Cape Henlopen High School and was its’ coach the first two years. He later was inducted into the National Lacrosse
Hall of Fame. Milt also was a talented researcher, writer and editor who delved into the history of blacks in college and pro sports and contributed to Arthur Ashe’s book on African-Americans in
sports, “A Hard Road to Glory”. Died 1991, age 72.

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