Dave Dohman

Dave Dohman Induction: 2009 1977 Three-Wall Doubles Champion1978 Three-Wall Doubles Champion1988 Three-Wall Doubles Champion1989 Three-Wall Doubles Champion1990 Three-Wall Doubles Champion1991 Three-Wall Doubles Champion1992 Three-Wall Doubles Champion1997 Three-Wall Doubles Champion1998 Three-Wall Doubles Champion By Marc Penick Dave Dohman was inducted into…

Frank Coyle

Frank Coyle Induction: 1961 1938 Four-Wall Doubles Champion 1939 Four-Wall Doubles Champion 1941 Four-Wall Doubles Champion 1944 Four-Wall Singles Champion 1946 Four-Wall Doubles Champion 1950 Four-Wall Doubles Champion 1951 Four-Wall Doubles Champion 1951 Three-Wall Doubles Champion Coyle was an outstanding…

Angelo Trulio

Angelo Trulio Induction: 1959 1932 Four-Wall Singles Champion 1932 Four-Wall Doubles Champion 1946 Four-Wall Singles Champion Angelo Trulio gave as much of himself to handball as anyone associated with the game…as a player, contributor and lifelong enthusiast. He developed a…

George Quam

George Quam Induction: 1959 George was told to forget about handball, because it was strictly a two-handed game. Quam determinedly learned the game and went on to win an exhibition over Baltimore’s George Nelson in 1928, the year after Nelson…

Joe Danilczyk

USHA Hall of Fame Induction: 2008 Joe Danilczyk’s main arsenal was a hopping two-way hook serve.  He could also mix in deadly kills, a round-house opposite left punch along with crafty placement.  He won his first National title when he…

Vic Hershkowitz

USHA Hall of Fame Induction: 1957 Hershkowitz is considered by most historians as the greatest all-around player in handball history. No other player has ever so thoroughly dominated one-, three-, and four-wall handball competition. It was appropriate that Vic should…

Maynard Laswell

USHA Hall of Fame Induction: 1955 The first multiple winner of the national handball title was Maynard Laswell of the Los Angeles Athletic Club. The champion had one of the greatest underhand back-wall drives in handball history. That, combined with…

Sam Atcheson

Sam Atcheson USHA Hall of Fame Induction: 1955 Sam Atcheson won the four-wall National Open singles title in 1933 and 1934. In 1945, at the age of 43, he added the Open doubles title with partner Walter Detweiler. The slender,…

Joe Platak

USHA Hall of Fame Induction: 1954 The record book shows that Platak, representing Chicago’s Lake Shore Club, won seven national four-wall singles championships in a row, added two more after Navy service in World War II, and took two doubles…

Al Banuet

Al Banuet USHA Hall of Fame Induction: 1954  Whenever there is talk of the all-time best, Al Banuet is mentioned. He won three consecutive titles, in 1929 (at the age of 19), 1930 and 1931. He also won the doubles…