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1987 INDUCTEES
Neal Allen - A 1935 Albany High graduate who lettered in three sports nod who was a second-team Little All-American at Mercer University, where he played from 1936-39.
   
Ray Knight - A Dougherty high graduate, led the New York Mets in the 1986 World Series to victory over the Boston Red Sox in a dramatic seven-game series and brought national acclaim to Albany when he was named the Series, Most Valuable Player, (MVP).
   
Cleve Wester - A 1954 Albany High graduate, was named the Most Valuable Player on the Auburn University's1957 National Championship football team.
   
Philip Clark - An Albany High graduate, a multi-letter athlete, who went on to a pro career as a pitcher in the St. Louis Cardnals organization.
   
Weyman Sellers - A 1944 Albany High graduate and a defensive end for the University ofGeorgia from 1945-1948.
   
Pete Cox - Lettered in five sports at Albany High and was the Georgia State Amateur golf champion in 1975.
   
Hugh M. Mills Sr. - Albany High football coach in the 1920's who founded the South Ga. Football Conference that served as the foundation on which the Ga. High School Association was built.
   
Alice Coachman Davis - A basketball and track star at Albany State College who won a gold medal in the high jump in the 1948 Summer Olympics.
   
John Duke - A 1947 Albany High graduate, who played end for the University of Georgia from 1948-1950.
   
Lionel James - A Dougherty High graduate, totaled 2,535 yards in 1985 wifll the San Diego Chargers to break the single-season record for all·purpose yardage set by Terry Metcalf of the St. Louis Cardinals in 1995.
   
Bart Oates - An Albany High graduate, after playing in the only two USFL championship games as a member of the Philadelphia (later Baltimore) Stars, shifted to the NFL and quickly became the anchor of the offensive line of the New York Giants, who clobbered the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl, XXI, 1986.
   
Jack Roberts - Albany High graduate, fullback at the University of Georgia from 1929-31. Played with the Philadelphia Eagles in 1933 and 34.
   
Harley Bowers - Sports Editor of the Albany Herald from 1948-1958 and no'W the Executive Sports Editor of the Macon Telegraph.
   
Walter Burt Jr. - Seven time Albany City Tennis Champion, State High School Champion and number one player at Baylor School for Boys in the late 1930's.
   
Harold E. McNabb - Head coach at Albany High from 1931-41. He posted a 94-6-4 record that included a state championship in 1939.
   
Board of Directors
Nominating Committee
Seated L to R; Pete Cox, Jimy Gray, Standing L to R;
Joe James, Paul Robertson, Morgan Murphy, Jamil Saba,
Cleve Wester, Jessie Walters, Billy Swilley, Richard Carson.
Bottom L to R; Brandon Seely, R.H. Warren III,
2nd Row; Ralph satterfield, Buford Collins,
Marvin Lorig, 3rd Row; Lamar Clifton, Pat Fields,
Not Pictures; Bud Shemwell, Jerry gerst, James Griffin.
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