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Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame

The Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum is located in Jackson, Mississippi. The hall of fame was established in 1961[1] and is currently located in a museum that displays the achievements of Mississippi athletes. The museum opened on July 4, 1996.[2] It is opposite the Smith-Wills Stadium, former home of several minor-league baseball teams.[2][3]

Museum

Among the exhibits in the museum are the "Dizzy Dean Museum", the "Viking Classic Exhibit", which gives the history of Mississippi's PGA golf tournament (now known as the Sanderson Farms Championship, and the "Wendy's High School Gallery", which recognizes the Wendy's High School Heisman winners from Mississippi, as well as past and current state champions.[4]

Hall of fame procedures

  • Selection guidelines: See footnote[5]
  • Eligibility requirements: See footnote[6]

Inductees

For list of inductees by sport, see footnote[7] For list of inductees by year, see footnote[1] For alphabetical list of inductees, see footnote[8]

A–J

K–Z

References

  1. ^ a b "Inductees (by year)". Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum. Archived from the original on May 8, 2012. Retrieved October 15, 2011.
  2. ^ a b "About the Hall of Fame". Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum. Archived from the original on May 8, 2012. Retrieved October 15, 2011.((cite web)): CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)
  3. ^ "Smith-Wills Stadium". City of Jackson, Mississippi. Archived from the original on April 25, 2012. Retrieved October 15, 2011.
  4. ^ "Exhibits". Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum. Archived from the original on November 11, 2011. Retrieved October 15, 2011.
  5. ^ "Selection Guidelines". Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum. Archived from the original on October 8, 2011. Retrieved October 15, 2011.
  6. ^ "Eligibility Requirements". Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum. Archived from the original on April 6, 2012. Retrieved October 15, 2011.
  7. ^ "Inductees (by sport)". Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum. Archived from the original on March 9, 2012. Retrieved October 15, 2011.
  8. ^ "Inductees (alphabetically)". Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum. Archived from the original on May 13, 2008. Retrieved November 29, 2008.
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