WALL OF FAME Page 1
The Man who changed Professional Sports
Took a neighborhood game and made it a professional sport. An outstanding Pitcher for the Boston Red Sox, multiple 20 game winner, 99-46, 2.28 ERA, still has record for best ERA in World Series History under 1.0. With Yankees the Sultan of Swat had a career batting avg. .342, 714 HRs, 2,213 RBI. Was a 7x World Series Champion, 12x AL HR leader, 6x RBI leader. Every ballpark sold out when Babe Ruth came to town.
George "Papa Bear" Halas with Gayle Sayers and Dick Butkus
Co founder of the NFL in 1920, Incredible Athlete, Wide Receiver, DE, - Stripped Jim Thorpe of football and returned 98 yard TD. Owner, GM, Coach, Player, 8x NFL Champion as Player and Coach. Coaching Record of 342-151-31. Served in Military in 2 World Wars. 1st coach to reach 200 wins, 300 wins, tied with Curly Lambeau & Bill Belichik with 6 Chmpionships.
Gordie Howe - Mr. Hockey, The Legend, The King of Hockey
Gordie Howe's "Hat Trick - A goal, an assist and a fight. 4th all time in scoring list, 1st in scoring if counting the WHA with the NHL-35 goals ahead of Gretsky. Art Ross Trophy winner 6x, goal scoring winner 5x, Hart Memorial winner 6x, All Star 23x, 4x Stanley Cup winner, Holds records most allstar appearanes, oldest player to play Hockey 52 years old, 32 Seasons. Wayne Gretsky's idol. Simply the greatest hockey player of all time.
Birth name Edson Arantes do Nascimento - There are very few athletes when you say one word and you know exactly who it is world wide. Born Oct 23 1940, voted World Player of the Century, by the International Federation in history, Athlete of the Century by the International Olympic Committee. Scored 1,279 goals in 1363 games a Guiness World Record. The Honors and Awards would take up whole page. All you need to say is Pele