Year Inducted: 1973
Schools / Organizations: The Chicago Tribune
Biography: Ralph Leo was associated with prep sports for nearly 40 years as a respected and popular prep sports editor of one of the world’s largest newspapers, The Chicago Tribune. Ralph was one of the main people responsible for the outstanding Chicago Tribune-Coca Cola prep sports banquets. These banquets have been recognized as the finest of their kind in the country. Ralph was considered a sports writer’s sports writer and was beloved by coaches throughout the Chicago area. He was a truly great man, writer, and supporter of high school sports. Ralph died on May 10, 1985.