Scottish Sports Hall of Fame

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The Scottish Sports Hall of Fame is the national sports hall of fame of Scotland, set up in 2002.[1] It is a joint project organised by sportscotland, the national governmental body for Scottish sport, and National Museums Scotland.[2] It is also funded by BBC Scotland and donations from the general public. The founding patrons were Anne, Princess Royal, a notable supporter of the Scotland national rugby union team; First Minister Jack McConnell; and Formula One legend Jackie Stewart.[3]

Inductees[edit]

As of 2015, there have been eight rounds of inductions into the Hall of Fame:

  1. 2002: initial 50 inductees.[4]
  2. 2003: 14 inductees.[5]
  3. 2004: 6 inductees.[6]
  4. 2007: 8 inductees.[7]
  5. 2008: 4 inductees.[8]
  6. 2010: 6 inductees.[9]
  7. 2012: 6 inductees.[10]
  8. 2015: 5 inductees.[11][12]

Athletics and Highland games[edit]

Baseball[edit]

Bobby Thomson hit one of the most famous walk-off home runs in baseball history, the 'Shot Heard Round the World'.

Bowls[edit]

Boxing[edit]

Cricket[edit]

Curling[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Diving[edit]

Equestrianism[edit]

Football[edit]

Golf[edit]

Tommy Armour, 'The Silver Scot'

Horse racing[edit]

Judo[edit]

Motorsport[edit]

Jackie Stewart, 'The Flying Scot', at the Nürburgring with the MatraCosworth that took him to the Formula One World Championship title in 1969

Mountaineering and Hillwalking[edit]

Captain Robert Barclay-Allardyce, the Celebrated Pedestrian, by Hill & Adamson.

Rowing[edit]

Rugby union[edit]

Sailing[edit]

Shinty[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Table Tennis[edit]

Tennis[edit]

Water polo[edit]

Weightlifting[edit]

Multiple sports[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "History". sportscotland. Retrieved 5 November 2015. 
  2. ^ "Hall of fame for Scottish winners". The Herald. Glasgow. 1 December 2001. Retrieved 20 August 2016. 
  3. ^ "Scotland honours sporting legends". BBC News. 30 November 2002. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an ao ap aq ar as at au av aw ax "The names in the Hall of Fame". BBC News. 30 November 2002. 
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o "Inductees". sportscotland. Retrieved 5 November 2015. 
  6. ^ a b c d e f g "Inductees". sportscotland. Retrieved 5 November 2015. 
  7. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Inductees". sportscotland. Retrieved 5 November 2015. 
  8. ^ a b c d e "Inductees". sportscotland. Retrieved 5 November 2015. 
  9. ^ a b c d e f g "Inductees". sportscotland. Retrieved 5 November 2015. 
  10. ^ a b c d e f g "Inductees". sportscotland. Retrieved 5 November 2015. 
  11. ^ a b c d e f "Inductees". sportscotland. Retrieved 5 November 2015. 
  12. ^ "Sir Chris Hoy inducted into Scottish Sports Hall of Fame". BBC News. BBC. 5 November 2015. Retrieved 5 November 2015. 

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