HARRISBURG -- Former heavyweight champion Joe Frazier, Olympic swimming gold medalist Jeremy Linn and Franklin & Marshall head basketball coach Glenn Robinson are among 26 candidates for induction into the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame.
Frazier, who died in 2011, was enshrined into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 1990. He is one of six deceased candidates.
Linn, a graduate of Central Dauphin High School, broke seven American swimming records and earned a gold medal at the 1996 Olympics.
Robinson is the all-time wins leader in Division III college men's basketball.
Voting is conducted by approximately 7000 members from Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame (PSHF) local chapters statewide. The 2013 induction class will include 10 candidates who are still alive and two others who will be enshrined posthumously.
Other notable candidates include NFL player agent Ralph Cindrich; former pro football players Carson Long, "Red" Mack, Aaron Beasley, Steve Smear, Fred Mazurek, Tom Shuman; Major League Baseball players Lance Rautzhan and Bruce Dal Canton; strikeout artist Ron Necciai, who once fanned 27 players in a minor league baseball game; and golfer Jay Sigel.
The induction ceremony is in October in Harrisburg. Over 300 Pennsylvania-born or -raised athletes are already enshrined in the Hall of Fame.
Gateway High School football coach Pete Antimarino; All-America wrestler Manuel Pihakis; Bill Shay, the former basketball coach at Community College of Allegheny County-Allegheny Campus; Carol Zaleski, past-president of USA Swimming; Joe Solomon, a member of the NCAA Wrestling Hall of Fame; basketball official Bob Donato; football coach and PSHF administrator Joe D'Angelo; Abe Everhart, a basketball coach at Uniontown High School; Navy lacrosse star James Campbell; Boyertown lacrosse coach Marcia Brumbach; high school football and track standout Red Worrell; and former Hanover High School football coach Steve Padjen are also on the ballot.
Dal Canton, Everhart, Campbell, Worrell, and Padgen are all deceased. Dal Canton also spent more than 20 years as a pitching coach in the Atlanta Braves organization.
Last year's inductees included football players Mel Blount, Jimbo Covert and Jim Sweeney; manager Jim Leyland and baseball player Jeff Manto.
Editor's note: CBS 21 News Sports Director Jason Bristol is a voting member of the PSHF. Story updated to reflect 'raised' and Dal Canton minor league resume.