Ralph E. Hartman '13
Induction Year: 1983
Sport(s): Football
Graduation Year: 1913

Ralph Hartman played football for four seasons at F&M. In a day of smaller men, he, at six-foot and 250-pounds dominated the line from his position at tackle. Coach "Uncle Charley" Mayser described him as his "bread and butter player," and president Henry H. Appel named him to his personal All-F&M team. Playing fullback in his final collegiate game, he scored four touchdowns against Gettysburg in the Diplomats' 40-7 romp in the fall of 1912. He was also a very good baseball player, and was a member of Sigma Kappa fraternity. While a student at Lancaster Theological Seminary, he coached football and baseball at F&M. He is retired as a minister of the United Church of Christ, and lives in Allentown, PA.