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HALL OF FAME PLAYERS

Name: Sammy Esposito

Year Inducted: 1973

Category: Players

Schools/Organizations:
• Chicago Fenger High School
• Indiana University

Biography:
Sammy Esposito was and all state player at Chicago’s Fenger HS where he once scored 81 points in a single game. After high school, Sammy played at Indiana University and then had a baseball career with the Chicago White Sox. After his playing days ended, Sammy began coaching at East Chicago, IN Washington HS. At the time of his induction in 1973, he was the head baseball coach and assistant basketball coach at North Carolina State University.