Tonight the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame holds its 16th Induction Ceremony and Reception at The SugarHouse Event Center (now knows as Rivers Casino Philadelphia).
Inductees in the class of 2019 include Flyer great Eric Desjardin, Big 5 legend Fran Dunphy, ESPN’s Suzy Kolber, former Eagle Troy Vincent, and the Phillies Paul Owens. Other inductees include Al Cantello for track and field, Bill Melchionni for basketball, Charlene Morett for field hockey, Clara Schroth-Lomady for gymnastics, Home Run Baker-baseball, Matt Saad Mohmamed-boxing, Mike Scioscia-baseball, and Rasheed Wallace-basketball.
We would like to send out special congratulations to 97-5 The Fanatic contributor and inductee Jayson Stark. It’s a big year for Stark who was also inducted into the Baseball Hall Of Fame earlier this year. Jayson is not only heard on “Farzetta and Tra In The Morning”, but has been long time contributor to “The Mike Missanelli Show”.
Additionally Eagles QB great and current “Farzetta & Tra In The Morning” contributor Donovan McNabb is being honored this evening.
The Philadelphia Sports Hall Of Fame was founded in 2002. Their mission is to develop a sports hall of fame for Philadelphia as a means to preserve and promote the rich history of Philadelphia sports. Their goal is to build a museum in the city to honor the city’s sports history.