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Tom WalshTom Walsh

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School: Lincoln Graduation Year: 1958

Year Inducted: 2015

Sports Played: Football, Wrestling, Track and Field

High School Honors: 2-year Football Letterman, 1st team All-PIL and 2nd team All-State tackle, senior; Shrine all-star. 2-year Wrestling Letterman, PIL runner-up at 181 and 3rd in State, senior. 3-year Track letterman.

Post High School Career: Stanford University graduate, 3-year football starter, All-Coast 1st team, junior and senior; All-American honorable mention, senior. Owner of Tom Walsh and Co.


Like a huge majority of teenagers, I clearly had fairly limited athletic ability. That’s a genetic fact that none of us can change. From coaches like Joe Loprinzi, Darrell Everett and Tom DeSylvia, I learned three life-long lessons: Attitude really counts, strength and quickness often outshine speed and ability on the football field, and the only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.


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Omar LearyOmar Leary

Lincoln ~ 2005 ~ 4 Basketball letters. 1st Team All-PIL as Sophomore and Senior, 2nd Team All-PIL as Junior, Honorable Mention All-State as Junior, 2nd Team All-State as Sophomore and Senior (Max Prep Hoops,

Peter Baum (Lincoln, 2009)

Peter BaumPeter Baum

School: Lincoln Graduation Year: 2009 Year Inducted: 2020 Sport Played: Lacrosse High School Honors: 4 Lacrosse Letters. All-State and All-American as a Junior and Senior. State Championship team as a