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Courtesy: Manhattan Athletic Department
Release: 10/24/2006
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Victor Fusia '37 Outstanding quarterback in the early years of Manhattan football. Helped lead 1938 team, considered to be one of the school's best ever, to a 7-3 record. Also competed for the boxing team as a freshman. Member of the Varsity "M" Club.
Bob Kelly '49 First Manhattan basketball player to score over 1000 points. Played in 96 games and scored 1230 points during his four-year career (1945-49). Helped teams to an overall 68-35 record during this span. Member of Pen & Sword and Guard of Honor Societies.
Russell Kurtz '38 Outstanding centerfielder. Batted over .300 as a senior. His teams posted a 36-8-1 record in his three seasons (1936-38). Also played basketball and football. Member of the Jasper's 7-3 football team in 1938, considered to be on of the school's best ever. Senior class president.
Ken McBryde '75 Manhattan's triple jump record holder both indoor and outdoor. Member of the Jaspers' 1973 Indoor NCAA Championship Team. Three-time NCAA All-American indoor (1973-75). Two-time All-American outdoor (1973-74).
John Moran '36 Captain of 1936 baseball team, considered to be greatest in school history. Batted .390 that season as the Jaspers finished 14-2 and averaged nine runs per game. Teams went 40-13 during his three seasons (1934-36). Also member of the football team for four years.
Jim Murray '35 First Jasper swimmer to win an individual title in a championship meet. Won the 220-yard freestyle at the Eastern Collegiate Championships in 1935. Also had two second place and one third-place finish in the Easterns during his four-year career (1931-35). Played football for one season (1932).
Andy Neidnig '41 Outstanding cross-country and track & field distance runner. Won the IC4A two-mile championship in 1940. Metropolitan AAU indoor and outdoor mile champion in '39 and '40. Metropolitan outdoor mile champion in 1940. Team co-captain. Member of Pen & Sword and Guard of Honor societies.
William Pendergast '34 Manhattan's first football All-American candidate. Played one year on the freshman team, three years varsity. Team captain as a senior. Played both offensive and defensive positions. Also played baseball for one season.
Charlie Pratt '55 One of Manhattan's most versatile track athletes. IC4A Champion in the long jump and 60-yard high hurdles. Captain of indoor IC4A Championship team. Set 70-yard hurdle record at AAU Championships. Manhattan record-holder in teh 120-yard hurdles. Won seven outdoor titles in 1955.
Nik Tremark '34 One of Manhattan's greatest baseball players. Batted .480 for the Jaspers in 1932. Named All-Eastern and All-Metropolitan in 1934. Helped his teams to an overall 39-25 record in his four seasons (1931-34). Played for the Brooklyn Dodgers from 1934-36.
Ray Volpi '38 Compiled an incredible 38-4 pitching record for the Jaspers, including 11 shutouts. Was named All-Metropolitan and helped lead team to two Met Championships (1937-38). Played for Binghamton in the New York Yankees' minor league system. Also cmpleted in basketball and swimming.


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