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2016 Annual Enshrinement Ceremony

 

I love to play this game of baseball—I love putting on this uniform.” —Stan Musial, 1963

It’s the thrill of the game that has fans coming back for more. But it’s the love of the game that pushes athletes to get better. They get up before the sun rises to do football drills, they perfect their curveball pitch long after the sun goes down—and they never stop believing their dream can come true. It’s that dedication that has earned them a spot in the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame, and for some a spot on our Legends Walk of Fame.

The Missouri Sports Hall of Fame welcomes you to celebrate the careers of these sports role models and relive the greatest moments in Missouri sports history. Find your favorite player, coach or team on our site, or come to the museum where we have 4,000 items of sports memorabilia and hands-on exhibits. You can feel the speed as you race in the NASCAR simulator, hit your own home run in the batters box against a Major League Baseball pitcher or throw the winning touchdown pass in our football exhibit. Are you ready to play, the ball is in your court!

Latest News

  • Hall inducts Class of 2016, honors UCM’s Hughes as a Legend
  • by Kary Booher
  • The Missouri Sports Hall of Fame honored longtime University of Central Missouri athletic director Jerry Hughes as a Missouri Sports Legend and inducted the Class of 2016, including longtime Missouri Tigers football coach Gary Pinkel, on Sunday night in Springfield. The 2016 Enshrinement Ceremonies presented by Killian Construction were led by Missouri Sports Hall of… Read more »

  • Royals’ World Series trophy to be on display at Enshrinement
  • by Kary Booher
  • The Kansas City Royals’ World Series trophy will be on display during the 2016 Enshrinement Ceremonies presented by Killian Construction on Sunday at the University Plaza Convention Center in downtown Springfield. The Missouri Sports Hall of Fame’s annual Enshrinement features the induction of the Class of 2016, including longtime Missouri Tigers football coach Gary Pinkel,… Read more »

  • Tickets remain available for Enshrinement Sunday
  • by Kary Booher
  • The Missouri Sports Hall of Fame’s Enshrinement Ceremonies presented by Killian Construction continues to accept ticket orders. The event, in which longtime Mizzou Tigers football coach Gary Pinkel will be among the inductees, is Sunday at University Plaza Hotel and Convention Center in Springfield. An 11 a.m. reception presented by Meek’s The Builder’s Choice is… Read more »