Date(s) - 01/29/2017
University Plaza Convention Center
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The Missouri Sports Hall of Fame will soon induct former St. Louis Cardinals speedster Vince Coleman and pair of past Kansas City standouts in Royals outfielder Amos Otis and Chiefs quarterback Bill Kenney, plus 13 other individuals, a college baseball program and a high school baseball program and its late coach. Jack Henry & Associates will be honored with the Founder’s Award, and Leon Combs will be honored with the President’s Award.
They highlight the Enshrinement in January 2017 presented by Killian Construction, set for Sunday, January 29. Associate sponsors are Advertising Plus, Hiland Dairy, Hillyard, Inc. and White River Valley Electric Co-op. Activities begin with a reception presented by Meek’s The Builder’s Choice at 11 a.m. on Jan. 29 at the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame. A second reception is at 4 p.m. at the University Plaza Convention Center in Springfield, with the dinner and Enshrinement to follow at 5 p.m.
The Hall of Fame will induct: the Voice of the Missouri Tigers, Mike Kelly, Houston Astros owner Jim Crane (University of Central Missouri baseball), former Mizzou football coach Warren Powers, Missouri State volleyball coach Melissa Stokes, Mizzou head athletic trainer Rex Sharp, B.A.S.S. champion Rick Clunn (Ava), motocross champion Jeff Emig (Kansas City), Missouri State basketball standout Kelby Stuckey, NFL referee George Hayward (St. Joseph), the Voice of the Missouri State Bears, Art Hains, track coach Rod Staggs (St. Louis Berkeley), Penney High School football coach David Fairchild and Glendale High School soccer coach Jeff Rogers. The Hall of Fame also will induct the New Bloomfield High School Baseball Program and its coach, the late Rod Haley, and the University of Central Missouri Mules Baseball Program.
A sponsorship table of 10 is $1,500 and includes an autographed print of the Class of 2017, sponsor recognition in the printed program and at the table. An individual ticket is $150. Numerous other sponsorships also are available, including congratulatory ads. For tickets, call 417-889-3100.