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   The following products of Public, Catholic and Inter-Ac high schools were
end-of-season members of professional championship teams, beginning in 1940.
   Major League Baseball
   National Basketball Assn.; American Basketball Assn.
   National Football League; American Football League

Please report omissions to silaryt@phillynews.com. Thanks!  


BASEBALL

Year Name School Team
1940 Bucky Walters, P Germantown Cincinnati Reds 
1955 Roy Campanella, C Gratz Brooklyn Dodgers
1985 Mark Gubicza, P Penn Charter Kansas City Royals

BASKETBALL

Year Name School Team
1947 Matt Guokas Sr., F Roman Phila. Warriors
Angelo Musi, G Overbrook
Petey Rosenberg, G Southern
Jerry Rullo, G Bartram
1948 Red Klotz, G Southern Baltimore Bullets
1956 *Paul Arizin, F La Salle Phila. Warriors
Ernie Beck, F West Catholic
Tom Gola, F La Salle
Jackie Moore, F Overbrook
1967 Wilt Chamberlain, C Overbrook Phila. 76ers
Matt Guokas Jr., G SJ Prep
Wally Jones, G Overbrook
1968 Tom "Trooper" Washington, F Edison #Pittsburgh Pipers
1972 Wilt Chamberlain, C Overbrook Los Angeles Lakers
  Larry Cannon, G Lincoln #Indiana Pacers
1973 Earl Monroe, G Bartram New York Knicks
1974 Mike Gale, G Overbrook #New York Nets
  Willie Sojourner, F Germantown #New York Nets
1978 Phil Walker, G Central Washington Bullets
1999 Malik Rose, F Overbrook San Antonio Spurs
2003 Malik Rose, F Overbrook San Antonio Spurs
2004 Rasheed Wallace, F-C Gratz Detroit Pistons
  *-did not play high school basketball
  #-American Basketball Association

FOOTBALL

Year Name School Team
1946 Mike Jarmoluk, L Frankford Chicago Bears
Walt Stickel, L Northeast
1948 Jack Ferrante, E West Phila. Phila. Eagles
Bill Mackrides, QB West Phila.
Frank "Bucko" Kilroy, L North Catholic
1949 Jack Ferrante, E West Phila. Phila. Eagles
Mike Jarmoluk, L Frankford
Bill Mackrides, QB West Phila.
Frank "Bucko" Kilroy, L North Catholic
Frank Reagan, DB-P North Catholic
1950 John Sandusky, L Southern Cleveland Browns
1952 Gus Cifelli, L La Salle Detroit Lions
1954 John Sandusky, L Southern Cleveland Browns
1955 John Sandusky, L Southern Cleveland Browns
1956 Jim Katcavage, DE Roman New York Giants
1960 Jesse Richardson, L Roxborough Phila. Eagles
1963 Angelo Coia, E Northeast Chicago Bears
1964 Leroy Kelly, RB Gratz Cleveland Browns
1964 Ray Abruzzese, DB Southern *Buffalo Bills
John Tracey, LB Northeast
1965 Irvin "Bo" Roberson, WR Bartram *Buffalo Bills
John Tracey, LB Northeast
1966 Herb Adderley, DB Northeast Green Bay Packers
1967 Herb Adderley, DB Northeast Green Bay Packers
1968 Al Atkinson, LB Bonner *New York Jets
1971 Herb Adderley, DB Northeast Dallas Cowboys
1977 Jim Cooper, L Dougherty Dallas Cowboys
1992 Erik Williams, L Bartram Dallas Cowboys
1993 Erik Williams, L Bartram Dallas Cowboys
1995 Erik Williams, L Bartram Dallas Cowboys
1997 Harry Swayne, L Dougherty Denver Broncos
1998 Harry Swayne, L Dougherty Denver Broncos
2000 Harry Swayne, L Dougherty Baltimore Ravens
2006 Raheem Brock, DL Dobbins Indianapolis Colts
Marvin Harrison, WR Roman  
2008 Scott Paxson, DL Roman Pittsburgh Steelers
2009 Jahri Evans, L Frankford New Orleans Saints
  Kyle Eckel, FB Episcopal  
2012 #Jameel McClain, LB Washington Baltimore Ravens
   *-American Football League
   #-a starter, he suffered a season-ending injury in mid-December.