1947 Hockey Inductees
Although there can only be one freshman class, the sophomore class for the Hockey Hall of Fame filled a lot of holes that perhaps the 1945 committee created. The great players were there in Eddie Shore, Dit Clapper and Aurele Joliat, but what special about this class is the recognition of many of the builders who should have been honoured in the first year. In 1945 only Lord Stanley and Montagu Allan were put in primarily for the donation of trophies. The Builders group of 1947 should have gone in two years before.
Fictitious Athlete Hall of Fame
315. Richard Thompson
Whether it was with the Fairport Convention, his wife Linda or on his own, Richard Thompson has been credited with the creation of some of the most beautiful Folk music to come out of Britain. His career once he left Fairport, while not as significant, may have been more critically revered. Thompson is rightfully a legend in Britain, but without…Add new comment