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.
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.
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 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, 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.
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 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.
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.
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, 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.
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.
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