Famous sports figures from Youngstown

Published: August 19, 2008
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Dwight "Dike" Beede, football
Ex-Youngstown State coach invented penalty flag in 1941.

Harry Arroyo, boxing
Lightweight champion in 1984.

Tommy Bell, boxing
Fought Sugar Ray Robinson for welterweight title in 1946.

Bob Davie, football
Former Notre Dame coach now analyst for ESPN and ABC.

Edward J. DeBartolo Jr., football
Former owner of the San Francisco 49ers

Denise DeBartolo York, football
Owner of the San Francisco 49ers and daughter of Edward J. DeBartolo Sr.

James Farragher, football
Notre Dame coach in early 1900s.

Wes Fesler, football
Three-time All-American at Ohio State.

Ron Jaworski, football
Former Eagles QB now NFL analyst on ESPN.

Bernie Kosar, football
Prolific QB of the Cleveland Browns in the 1980s.

Jeff Lampkin, boxing
Won cruiserweight title in 1988.

Paul Maguire, football
Longtime NFL broadcaster.

Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini
Lightweight champion of the world in the 1980s.

Deacon McGuire, baseball
Played in more seasons than any catcher in history.

Ed Muransky, football
Played for Raiders during Super Bowl XVII.

Kelly Pavlik, boxing
WBC and WBO middleweight champion.

Carmen Policy, football
President of the 49ers during the franchise's five Super Bowls.

Greg Richardson, boxing
Bantamweight world champ in 1991.

Earnie Shavers, boxing
Heavyweight had 68 KOs.

Brad Smith, football
Former Mizzou QB now with the New York Jets.

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