Jim Thorpe Association
Jim Thorpe Award
Lifetime Achievement Award
Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame
The Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame, founded in 1986, became a part of the Jim Thorpe Association in 1989. At least two inductees are selected for the Hall of Fame each year, based on athletic accomplishments and identification with the State of Oklahoma.
Oklahoma Sports Museum
The Jim Thorpe Association also operates the Oklahoma Sports Museum in Guthrie. The Oklahoma Sports Museum was created in 1999 by Richard Hendricks and was the original presenter of the Warren Spahn Award. 
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