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Richard "Dick" Corrada, Jr.

Inducted 1992
Hometown: Richmond, Va.
Sports: Football (1966-70), Baseball (1968-71)
Coaches: Clarence Stasavich (Football), Earl Smith (Baseball)

Richard "Dick" Corrada, Jr., a 1971 ECU alumnus, was also a two-sport standout at ECU, earning seven athletic letters. As a senior in 1970 he earned honorable mention All-America honors and was named First-Team All-Southern Conference as a wide receiver.

During his final season donning the purple and gold, he hauled in 14 receptions against Southern Illinois, setting a single-game record that stood until 2012. Ranked among the NCAA receiving leaders, Corrada led the Pirates in receptions in 1969 and '70. He finished his career with 79 receptions, which also stood as an ECU record until 1986, and 906 receiving yards.

Corrada was a also a four-year starter at shortstop for the Pirate baseball team and served as team captain as a senior. He led the team in assists from 1969-71and finished with 273 assists. He was named First-Team All-Southern Conference in 1971 and was later drafted by the Kansas City Royals.


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