Bridgeton Hall of Fame All Sports Museum
Burt Avenue Recreation Center
Bridgeton, NJ 08302
This South Jersey museum is dedicated to individuals and teams of all sports in this region of New Jersey. Photos, equipment, scrapbooks, and other memorabilia of many well known men and women of national fame and regional and local renown in sports are on display in this modern and spacious facility.
The large Trophy Room displays medals, cups, and trophies of John Borican, the Olympic all-around black athlete. Other local sports stars include Harvey Johnson, All Pro Football star; Major League baseball stars "Goose Goslin" and "Rube" Oldring and boxing great, heavyweight Jack Gross.
The musium houses artifacts from many famous professional athletes, such as a Golden Glove from baseball Hall of Famer Willie Mays; 1980 World Champion Philadelphia Phillies memorabilia; the Cincinnati Reds bat collection (courtesy of former head scout Joe Bowen) and uniforms and equipment from baseball's first lady umpire, Bernice Gera. Other well-known athletes represented include Eddie Feigner, the King of Softball; Max Patkin, the Clown Prince of Baseball; boxing legend Rocky Graziano; baseball star Sparky Lyle, and many others.