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Jim Brown leads inaugural class of Nassau high school hall of fame inductees

NFL legend Jim Brown poses after being honored

NFL legend Jim Brown poses after being honored in his hometown community as part of a special program called "Hometown Hall of Famers" at his alma mater, Manhasset High School, on April 29, 2013. Credit: Mike Stobe

Jim Brown, a multi-sport star at Manhasset High School who is considered by many to be the all-time greatest player in both football and lacrosse on Long Island, headlines a group of 28 athletes, coaches and administrators who will be inducted into the new Nassau County High School Athletics Hall of Fame on Sept. 30 at Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury.

Joining Brown into the Hall Cold Spring Harbor basketball star Wally Szczerbiak; Garden City field hockey and girls lacrosse coach Diane Chapman; Freeport football and wrestling standout Morlon Greenwood, Oceanside quarterback Jay Fiedler, and football coaches Howie Vogts (Bethpage), Buddy Krumenacker (Hempstead, Farmingdale), Tom Flatley (Garden City) and Don Snyder (Farmingdale).

Ticket information is available online at under Interscholastic Athletics. Tickets are $65; reservations accepted through Sept. 24.

The entire class of 2015:

Jean Bartholomew

Carl Braun

Jim Brown

Joan Case

Diane Chapman

Marie Corrado

Jay Fiedler

Tom Flatley

Rosalia Gioia

Lorraine Hoffmann

Rebecca King

Ethel T. Kloberg

Buddy Krumenacker

Dr. Mira Martincich

Marcus Martone

Jason Morgan

Bernie O'Brien

Morlon Greenwood

Ted Petersen

Don Ryan

Judy Salerno

Fred Smith

Dr. Nathalie Smith

Don Snyder

Wally Szczerbiak

Dr. James Tolle

Howie Vogts

Jack White

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