Sport: Lacrosse Inducted: 1995 Country: United States Born: November 13, 1900
in Kiszalo, Hungary Died: 1974
to The Encyclopedia of Jews in Sports, Victor Ross was “the
all-time All-America Lacrosse player.” He received
All-America honors in 1922, 1923, and 1924. In 1923, the outstanding
led his Syracuse team to the International
Lacrosse Trophy Championship in
Great Britain. Ross was elected to the
Lacrosse Hall of Fame in 1962.
After college, Ross played for the
New Rochelle and Brooklyn amateur
teams in New York. He also coached
two years at Syracuse and Brooklyn,
and helped introduce lacrosse at
Union, Williams, and Springfield colleges.
Ross was one of the organizers of
the Box Lacrosse League.