John Laprocido ’55 was a two-sport letterman in baseball and football. John played Jr. Varsity Football one season and Varsity one season. John’s baseball career was topped with a City Championship in 1954 when they beat Northeast Catholic 4 to 1. John had a .365 batting average throughout his high school career. Jon is married to his wife Sophia. They have three children. John operated a food retail business in South Philadelphia for 36 years. He sold it in 1993. He retired in 2003 and volunteered to raise funds for the paid foundations.