Dick McDonough bestows gifts on ISHOF
The Dick McDonough Collection
Dick McDonough, swimming great from Philadelphia and Villanova University recently meet with ISHOF historian Bruce Wigo and donated a treasure trove of programs, books, antique swimwear and films from ABC’s Wide World Sports from the late 1950’s and early 1960 that had been collected mostly by his father.
After leaving swimming behind, McDonough worked as a successful attorney and became such an avid golfer that he acquired one of the great collections of golf memorabilia and even wrote a book, “Great Golf Collections of the World.”
An All-American swimmer for Villanova,