Charles D. "Chuck" Zimmerman

Inducted in 1996

  • 1951 -1953: Christian Brothers Academy: All-City quarterback in football, All-City basketball player, member of the CBA baseball team that won the City Championship.
  • 1953: Named to the National and Catholic High School All American football squads.
  • 1953: Received Italian-American Athletic Club’s Award as City of Syracuse Most Outstanding Athlete.
  • 1956: Syracuse University Football - starting quarterback. Took SU to the Cotton Bowl and was a Lambert Trophy selection.
  • 1958: Syracuse University Football Team Captain. Played in Orange Bowl. Won the team’s Most Valuable Player award. Set the SU pass completion records.
  • 1958: All-East and All-American honors.
  • October 27th, 1958: Chuck appears on the cover of Sports Illustrated (at that time the magazine cost .25 cents a copy).
  • 1958: Graduated from Syracuse University and entered United States Army.
  • 1962: Named assistant football coach at Christian Brothers Academy in Syracuse. Spent twentytwo years in volunteer coaching football, baseball and girls basketball.
  • 1983: Was inducted as Syracuse University Letter Winner of Distinction.
  • Accounting career with Coopers & Lybrand.
  • Severed as a Board of Directors for Syracuse Boys Club, Loretto Geriatrics Center, St Rose of Lima, Bishop Grimes High School, Lakeshore Yacht & Country Club and was the treasurer for the new Rosamond Gifford Zoo fundraising efforts.
  • Current member of the Board of Directors for the Greater Syracuse Sports Hall of Fame, St. Joseph's Hospital and the Varsity Club of Syracuse University.