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Rutgers announces their 2019 Hall of Fame Class

Rutgers announces their 2019 Hall of Fame Class
10 Sep
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Rutgers University has announced their latest Hall of Fame Class.

The Class will be officially inducted on October 18 at their annual hall dinner and will be honored the following day during the Scarlet Knights’ home game against Minnesota.

Todd Frazier, Baseball 2005-07:

Nicknamed “The Toddfather”, Frazier was a First Team All-American in 2007 and was the Big East Player of the Year.  He would leave Rutgers as the all-time leader in Home Runs (42) and Runs Scored (210). Frazier would later become a two-time All-Star in the Majors.  

Fred Gruninger, Athletic Director 1973-98:

Gruninger oversaw a substantial growth in the Rutgers sports programs over his tenure, especially on the women’s side.

Greg Rinaldi, Men’s Lacrosse 1987-90:

Rinaldi scored 144 Goals for Rutgers, which was a school record at the time. He would be a three-time All-American and was named to the First Team in 1990. He would take the Scarlet Knights to the NCAA Tournament in 1990.

1919-20 Men’s Basketball Team:

This induction celebrates the 100thanniversary of the first Rutgers team to play in the postseason. They would defeat Georgia, Utah and the Young Men’s Organization of Detroit before falling to NYU in the Finals of the National Amateur Athletic Union Basketball Tournament.

1981 Men’s Track & Field Two Mile Relay Team:

Comprised of Brian Grimes, Stan Belin, Walter Kirkland and James Westman. The quartet would win the National Indoor Championship.

We here at would like to congratulate the impending members of the Rutgers Athletic Hall of Fame.

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