Named UW’s most inspirational player by his teammates in 1959 and 1960, earned AP All-Cost honors, was All-Big-Five pick the same year, and was selected for the Chattanooga Times All-American blocking team.
Quast was born in Everett, Washington. She won many titles as an ametuer and was a member of the United States Curtis Cup team in 1958, 1960, 1962, 1966, 1968, 1974, 1984, and 1990. Her eight appearances ranks her second all-time only to Carol Semple.
Muncey was a racing legend from La Mesa, California. He won 62 races, the most races in the history of the sport.
A former world record holder in the men’s pole vault, Sternberg set one of his records on May 25, 1963, in Modesto, California jumping 16 feet, 7 inches using a new technology fiberglass pole. His final record of 5.08 meters was set on June 7, 1963.
As a member of the American Mount Everest Expedition, led by Norman Dyhrenfurth, Whittaker was the first American to reach the summit of Mount Everest.
All-American Redman was an All-American at UW and played professionally in the American Football League and the National Football League.
Cotton was a light heavyweight contender from the late 1950s until his retirement in the late 1960s.
Lanman was director of athletics for Seattle and Metro League high schools for a decade. Mr. Lanman was responsible for the installation in the mid-1960s of what is believed to be the first artificial turf on an outdoor football field.
At the Mexico City Olympics, the 17-year-old swimmer from Tacoma’s Wilson High School won a gold medal and set a world record in the 100-meter backstroke.
Harper was the first player to come to bat in Seatte Pilots history. He doubled in the inaugural at-bat and went on to steal 73 bases that season, which led the American League.