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Old 04-24-17, 10:57 PM
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Mr. Slippery is on a distinguished road
Notable Alumni of Canton Central Catholic

Tommy Henrich (graduate of Canton St. John which eventually became part of Canton CC), NY Yankees, nicknamed "Old Reliable."

Alan Page, Notre Dame, Minnesota Vikings, Chicago Bears, College All-American, NFL Defensive Player of the Year, NFL MVP, Pro Football Hall of Famer, former Minnesota State Supreme Court Justice

Roger Duffy, Penn State, NY Jets, Pittsburgh Steelers

Norm Nicola, Notre Dame, Drafted by the Buffalo Bills but played in the CFL

Bob Belden, Notre Dame, Dallas Cowboys

Mark Fischer, Notre Dame, Chicago Blitz and Orlando Renegades of the USFL

Jim Thomas, 2x HS state champion in tennis, helped Stanford win multiple NCAA team tennis titles, played doubles in all 4 Grand Slams with highest finish being a US Open semifinal apearance in the mid-2000s.

Renee Powell, The 2nd African-American woman to play on the LPGA tour. Her father William was the first African-American to build and own a golf course in the U.S.A - Clearview Golf Club in East Canton. Powell is currently the course's head pro and became one of the first women to become a member of St. Andrew's in 2015.

Bruno (Gioiello) Gunn, best known for his role as Brutus in the Hunger Games.

Dan Minocchi, notable for the fact that he broke the Stark County boys HS shot put record which was held for over 30 years by future Pro Football Hall of Famer Dan Dierdorf. His county record has stood for 18 years.

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