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2013 Delaware Afro American Hall of Fame Class Announced

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DOVER - The Delaware Afro-American Sports Hall of Fame, Inc announces THE CLASS OF 2013 INDUCTEES...

Ralph F. Baird – Basketball Coach

Anthony O. Brinkley – Basketball

Donald Lee Johnson, Jr. – Football

Richard E. Morris – Basketball Coach

Shirley E. Riley – Softball

Cora E. Robinson – Basketball

Charles A. Shelton – Basketball Official

Richard E. "Dicky" Simmons – Basketball

Robert E. "Jock" Taylor (Posthumously) – Martial Arts

George W. Teague, Jr. – Harness Racing Trainer

Michael A. Thomas – Basketball

Robert P. "Host" Vanderhost – Basketball

The Annual Banquet Induction Ceremony will be held on Saturday, April 20th, at the Modern Maturity Center, 1121 Forrest Avenue, Dover, Delaware, at 6:00 p.m.

The Delaware Afro-American Sports Hall of Fame, Inc. was founded in 1996 and held its first induction in 1999. Since that first enshrinement, 147 Delaware athletes, from all three counties, have been honored prior to this class. AAU and Junior Olympic athletes have been assisted financially when in National Competition. Outstanding senior athletes have been recognized annually and scholarships are awarded to selected senior athletes who are entering colleges and universities.

For more information, visit our website at: www.daashof.org , or call 302-732-3466

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