Sunday, January 27, 2019

Two Hall of Famers We Are Very Proud Of In Lycoming County

Lycoming NCAA Hall of Fame coach Frank Girardi (L) and 2019 Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Mike Mussina.
(Photo Courtesy of John Green taken June 2, 2015)
FRANK GIRARDI:Longtime Lycoming head football coach Frank Girardi was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame on Tuesday. Girardi was the head coach at Lycoming from 1972 to 2007, amassing 257 wins in that time, good for 16th all time in NCAA history. Girardi led the Warriors to the NCAA Division-III tournament 11 times, and reached the national championship game in 1990 and 1997.

MIKE MUSSINA:Legendary Major League Baseball (MLB) pitcher and Montoursville, Pa., native Mike Mussina will earn his iconic bronze plaque this summer as he has officially been named a member of the 2019 National Baseball Hall of Fame Class by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. A dedicated Little League® volunteer and Little League International Board of Directors member, Mr. Mussina will join fellow inductees and former Little Leaguers, Roy Halladay, Edgar Martinez, and Mariano Rivera, as well as Today’s Game Era ballot winners, Harold Baines and Lee Smith, in this year’s induction.