Virginia Sports Hall of Fame and Museum

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The Virginia Sports Hall of Fame and Museum is a sports hall of fame located in Portsmouth, Virginia. Founded in 1972, it moved to its current location in 2005.[1][2] More than 300 athletes, coaches, administrators, members of the media and others have been inducted into the hall.[3]

The museum also features interactive exhibits which allow children to test their skills in basketball, football, baseball, soccer and more. There are nine exhibit areas featuring twenty sports.

Sports inductees[edit]

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

J

K

  • Karmosky, Charles (1997 - Media)
  • Keller, Herman (1992 - Basketball)
  • Keller, Ted (2005 - Football)
  • Kellogg, Junius (1990 - Basketball)
  • Kersey, Jerome (2008 - Basketball)
  • Kersey, Jess (2012 - Basketball)
  • Keyes, Leroy (1987 - Football)
  • Kilbourne, Bob (1997 - Basketball)
  • Knox, Glenn (1982 - Basketball)

L

  • Lacy, George (1996 - Baseball)
  • Lanier, William (1986 - Football)
  • Lauterbach, Henry (1999 - Speed Boat Racing)
  • Lawrence, Frank (1985 - Baseball)
  • Leech, Jimmy (1973 - Football)
  • Leffler, Bill (2003 - Media)
  • Leigh, Doris (1978 - Bowling)
  • Lemon, Jim (1988 - Baseball)
  • Leonard, Laurence Jr. (1997 - Media)
  • Lewis, William (1980 - Football)
  • Lex, Joseph (1986 - Football)
  • Lieberman, Nancy (1992 - Basketball)
  • Lindquist, Jerry (2003 - Media)
  • Little, Henry (1975 - Track)
  • Littlepage, Bill (2011 - Basketball)
  • Lloyd, Earl (1993 - Basketball)
  • Loria, Frank (1984 - Football)

M

N

  • Nemetz, Albert (1986 - Football)
  • Newman, Johnny (2011 - Basketball)
  • Norton, Hank (2006 - Football)

O

P

R

S

T

U

  • Unger, Robbye (1997 - Golf)

V

  • Vail, Charles (1985 - Sailboat racing)
  • VanDyck, Gracie (2002 - Basketball)
  • Vaughan Jr., Porter (1993 - Baseball)

W

Y

  • Young, Harry (1972 - Basketball)
  • Younger, William (1977 - Football)

Other notable inductees[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hoyer, Meghan (2005-04-23), A day full of fanfare as Portsmouth opens sports museum, Virginian-Pilot, retrieved 2007-11-24 
  2. ^ Shampoe, Clay (2005). The Virginia Sports Hall of Fame: Honoring Champions of the Commonwealth. The Virginia Sports Hall of Fame: Honoring Champions of the Commonwealth. Books.Google.com. Retrieved 19 April 2017. 
  3. ^ "Virginia Sports Hall of Fame and Museum". vshfm.com. Retrieved 19 April 2017. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Virginia’s Finest — Cavaliers well represented in Hall of Fame". U.Va. Magazine. University of Virginia Alumni Association. Winter 2010. 

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