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Alphabetical List of Mobile Sports
 Hall of Fame Inductees (A-L)

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Aaron, Henry "Hank"

National Baseball Hall of Fame Inductee - 1982. 23-Year MLB career with Braves and Brewers (1954-76). Set major league record with 755 career home runs. Member of Baseball's All-Century Team.

Aaron, Tommie
Major League Baseball player for Braves (1962-71). Coach and minor league manager in Braves Organization.
Adams, Terry
11-Year Major League Baseball career as relief pitcher (1995-2005). Member of Red Sox 2004 World Series Champs.
Agee, Tommie
12-Year Major League Baseball career with five teams (1962-73). 1966 A.L. Rookie of the Year and member of Mets' 1969 World Series Champs.

Willie Anderson


All-SEC offensive lineman at Auburn University. Four-time Pro Bowl selection and three-time first-team All-Pro (2004, '05 and '06) for NFL's Cincinnati Bengals and Baltimore Ravens from 1996-2008.
Aydelette, Buddy
Star offensive lineman at the University of Alabama (1976-79). Played in NFL with Packers and Steelers and was a three-time All-Star in the USFL.
Barry, Beth
Star golfer at the University of South Alabama (1966-70) and four-time Alabama State Women's Golf Champion. Longtime high school golf coach.
Benton, Carl
Football and track Star at UCLA. Helped lead Bruins to 10-1 season and berth in Rose Bowl in 1947.
Bolling, Frank
13-Year Major League Baseball career with Tigers and Braves (1954-66). Two-time All-Star second baseman and Gold Glove Winner in 1958.
Bolling III, Milton
Major League Baseball shortstop with Red Sox, Senators and Tigers (1952-58). Served as executive with Red Sox organization from 1961-95
Brassell, Lewis
Member of National Softball Hall of Fame. Commissioner of Mobile Metro Softball Association for 20Years
Brazile Jr., Robert
All-American football star at Jackson State who had stellar 10-year NFL career with Houston Oilers. Seven-time Pro Bowl linebacker and five-time All-Pro.
Brown, Johnny
Mobile Metro Golf Champion known as "The King" of Mobile Golf. Star golfer at the University of South Alabama.
Bullard Jr., Joe
Five-sport star at UMS. Three-time All-South defensive back at Tulane University (1969-71). Still holds numerous school records for punt return yardage, average and TD's.
Carley, Fred
SEC Track Champion at Auburn. Successful high school track and cross country coach in Alabama, winning 11 state titles at Murphy, and Florida.
Caster, Rich
All-American football and track star at Jackson State. Had 13-Year NFL career with Jets, Redskins, Oilers and Saints (1970-82).
Clark, Harold
Head football coach at Vigor High School (1974-94) who recorded 160 wins. Won two state championships (1987 & '88) and 1988 team was named national champions by ESPN and USA Today.
Coleman, William "Billy"
Star QB at Southern Mississippi (1961-62) who helped lead USM to 1962 Small College National Title. Longtime high school head football coach with 148 career victories
Copeland Sr., Reggie
Former Murphy H.S. basketball and football star. Longtime SEC basketball official who officiated NCAA Championship Game. Major proponent of sports in Mobile as member of Mobile City Council.
Crane, Paul
All-American football player at the University of Alabama (1962-64). Played for NFL's New York Jets from 1965-72 and was starting center in historic Super Bowl III victory.
Crawford, Rick
Champion NASCAR Driver. Holds record for most career NASCAR Truck Series races with over 300.
Curtis, Terry
High school head football coach at Shaw, Murphy and UMS-Wright for 21 seasons. Has recorded over 200 victories and won four state titles at UMS (2001, '02, 04 and '08).
Dickinson, Becky
One of winningest volleyball coaches in Alabama High School history, winning 11 state titles as head coach at McGill-Toolen. Also won three state basketball titles.
Dixon, Hanford
Star defensive back at Theodore High and Southern Miss. 1st round draft pick in 1981. 3-time Pro Bowl defensive back for Cleveland Browns
Dooley, Bill
All-SEC offensive lineman at Mississippi State. Served as head football coach at North Carolina, Virginia Tech and Wake Forest (1967-92) and won three ACC titles and 161 games.
Dooley, Vince
Member of National Collegiate Football Hall of Fame. Head football coach at University of Georgia for 25 seasons (1964-88) winning 201 games, six SEC Titles and the 1980 National Championship.
Dyas IV, Edmund
Member of National Collegiate Football Hall of Fame. All-American running back at Auburn University (1958-60) who finished fourth in voting for the 1960 Heisman Trophy.
Ellis, Cliff
NCAA basketball coach at four schools - South Alabama, Clemson, Auburn and Coastal Carolina (1975-2010). Has recorded over 500 career victories and is all-time winningest coach at USA and Clemson.
Fuller, Mike
Defensive back at Auburn University (1971-74). Also excelled as DB and kick returner in NFL for Bengals and Chargers (1975-82).
Galle, Pat
Highly successful high school head football, track and cross country coach. Has coached at UMS-Wright for 37 years, leading boys and girls teams that have won 32 state titles.
Galle, Stan
Former Major League Baseball player with Senators. Served as head baseball coach at Spring Hill College from 27 seasons and school's field is named in his honor.
Gottfried, Mike
NCAA football head coach at four schools - Murray State, Cincinnati, Kansas and Pittsburgh (1978-89) and longtime ESPN College Football analyst and commentator.  Founded national community outreach program - Team Focus.
Harris, Angelo
Alabama High School Champion in the mile. All SEC and SEC record setter in Track and Cross Country at Alabama. 40 year Cross Country and Track Coach at McGill-Toolen High School.
Coached 73 All-State Runners
Harris, Ben
Quarterback at Toulminville High School and Alabama State.
Won 4 state championships at Blount High School during the 1990's.
NFL High School Coach of the year in 1998. Member of the AHSAA Hall of Fame
Harris Sr., Paul Christopher
All-SEC football star at the University of Alabama - 1973-76. Helped lead Alabama to 1974 and 1975 SEC Championships and played for NFL's Buccaneers and Vikings.
Holmes, Eddie
Three-sport star at UMS-Wright and baseball player at Spring Hill College. Coached basketball and golf for 30 years at UMS-Wright, winning 12 state championships in boys golf.
Hopper, Thomas "Terry"
NAIA Hall of Fame Inductee. Men's golf coach at University of Mobile (1984-2009) winning national title in 1997.
Horton Sr., Curtis
All-Star running back at Tuskegee Institute. Longtime Mobile area high school football coach at Mobile County Training, McGill and Williamson.
Howard, Frank
National Collegiate Football Hall of Fame Inductee. Head football coach at Clemson University for 30 seasons (1940-69) recording 7 conference titles and 165 victories.
Hunter, Scott
Record-setting QB at University of Alabama (1968-70). Enjoyed nine-year NFL Career with Packers, Falcons, Bills and Lions (1971-79).
Jackson, Bobby
Starred at quarterback and defensive back at University of Alabama - 1956-58. Played for NFL's Packers, Eagles and Bears and was member of Eagles' 1960 NFL Champs.
Jessie, William "Bill"
High school football coach at Central, Toulmanville and LeFlore high schools for 27 seasons, recording 145 victories. High School football official and AHSAA administrator for 35 years.
Jones, Cleon
14-Year Major League Baseball career with Mets and White Sox (1963-76). Starting left fielder for Mets' 1969 World Champions.

Joey Jones


University of Alabama All-SEC receiver. Member of Alabama's All-Decade Team of the 1980s. Played three seasons in USFL and one year in NFL. Currently the head football coach at the University of South Alabama.
Kittrell, Steve
Head baseball coach at University of South Alabama (1984-2010). All-time winningest coach in school history with over 1,000 wins.

Antonio Lang


Star at Duke University and helped lead Blue Devils to National Championships in 1991 and 1992. Played six years in NBA. Led LeFlore H.S. to state title.
Lauten, Ray "Buddy"
Football and basketball Star at UMS. Record-setting basketball performer at Spring Hill College (1948-50) and Spring Hill College Hall of Fame inductee.
Lieber, Jon
All-American at South Alabama. 2nd round draft pick 1992 Kansas City Royals. 14 seasons in MLB. Winning 131 career games. Finished 4th for the Cy Young Award in 2001.