Who is this?

The subjects of the feature photos in this website are indentified here. Follow the links in the captions to learn more about the CSHOF inductees.

Swat Erickson

Eric "Swat" Erickson was a major league pitcher from between 1914 and 1921, hurling for the New York Giants, Detroit Tigers and Washington Senators. A native of Gothenberg, Sweden, he lived in Jamestown from early childhood.

Jehuu Caulcrick

From war ravaged Liberia to Clymer, NY to the NFL, the story of Jehuu Caulcrick is horrific and amazing. As a high school senior, he was rated the third-best fullback in the country by Rivals.com. and The Post-Journal player of the year.

Cindy Miller

Cindy Miller became a "TV star" in 2005 when she appeared on Golf Channel's Big Break III: Ladies Only but her credentials also include being among Golf Digest's Top 100 Teachers in America and LPGA National Teacher of the Year.

John Jachym and Gerald Ford

John Jachym, here with President Gerald Ford, had a distinguished career in many fields. He became just the fifth individual to receive an honorary lifetime membership to the Professional Golfers Association of America.

Dick Barton

Auto racer Dick Barton recorded 228 feature wins at 13 different tracks over 30 years of Super Late Model competition. He is the all-time leader in both career wins (80) and track championships (10) at Stateline Speedway.

Cindy Wyatt

Cindy Wyatt was a two-time National Indoor Champion in the shot put , and National Outdoor Champion in shot put three times and discus twice. She also won the Women's National Powerlifting Championships from 1976-79.

Jenn Suhr

Jennifer Stuczynski Suhr was named the NCCAA Women's Basketball Player of the Year in 2004. She then took up the pole vault and became an Olympic silver and gold medalist.

Joe Louis and Jimmy Clark

The 1936 USA Olympic team included boxer Jimmy Clark, right. Shown here with Joe Louis, Clark also once scored a first round knock out of eventual world middleweight champ Tony Zale.

Chuck Boehler

Chuck Boehler won approximately 500 trophies or medals racing motorcycles at events in the U.S., Canada and England. He organized local road rallies, poker runs, hill climbs, motocross, enduros, observed trials and scrambles.

Steel Partion Bombers

The Jamestown Steel Partion Bombers were a standout baseball team. These 1947 Bombers were NYS Semi-Pro Baseball Champions and included CSHOF inductees Joe Nagle, Les James, Bob Brown and Lou Brown.

Lucille Ball

The Temple Hesed Abraham synagogue of Jamestown hosted a celebrity sports dinner as a fundraiser from 1952 through 1977. In 1956 the guests included Jackie Robinson, (second from right), and Lucille Ball and husband, Desi Arnaz, (seated left) along with future CSHOF inductee Jim McCusker, (far right).

Bill Present

Bill Present, center, with Cleveland Browns players Cliff Lewis (left) and Otto Graham (right). Circa 1949. Present was a player on the Jamestown Vikings basketball team that played an exhibition game against the Browns in Jamestown.

motorcycle race ticket

Memorabilia donated to the CSHOF, such as this motorcycle race ticket donated by Randy Singer, along with photographs and stories are welcomed.

Bobby Schnars

Bobby Schnars became known as "The King" of stock car racing. He recorded 136 Late Model Feature wins during a career that spanned from 1956-1977.

Billy Webb

Devoted to cause of promoting the national pastime in Jamestown, Billy Webb, center, formed an independent semi-pro team known as "Billy Webb's Spiders" that were a fixture at Celoron Park where this photo was taken.

Gulas & Gould

The Southwestern Central School girls basketball team (circa 1978-79). Sheilah Lingenfelter Gulas is kneeling second from left and coach Kay Gould is standing far right.

Ice skate race

Great Lakes Championships, Roseland Park, Jamestown, NY. Bob Hanson is skater with white stripe on pants. Promoter Louis Collins is holding the clipboard, far left.

Bob Winterburn & Ken Martin

This 1957 cartoon depicts pitcher Bob Winterburn and batter Ken Martin, two of the most accomplished players in the Jamestown area baseball and softball scene.


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