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Updated: 11/26/2013 04:04:23PM

Venice’s Gombos among Hall of Fame family

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Venice resident Tom Gombos (back middle) and brother Eddie Gombos (back right) were recently inducted into the East Boros Chapter of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame.

By MICHAEL LOVE

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The Gombos brothers traveling basketball team wowed crowds in the late 1940s and into the 1950s. Playing against teams from all over the area in charity games, the squad compiled a record of 14-2 with its only losses coming to a state-championship high school team and a semi-pro team.

The team was recently inducted into the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame, East Boros Chapter.

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