Not in Hall of Fame News

Every year, we here at Notinhalloffame.com champion former Montreal Expos Outfielder, Tim Raines, as a bona fide Baseball Hall of Famer. This past week, Raines was in Chicago to celebrate the 25th anniversary of U.S. Cellular Field and was the most optimistic he has ever been for the Baseball Hall of Fame despite entering his tenth and final year of eligibility.  Raines had the following to say: "This is probably the first year out of the nine years that I've been on the ballot that I really, really feel like I have a chance…I think about it a lot more…
You can always count on Slipknot’s Corey Taylor for speaking his mind, so when Loudwire asked him his thoughts on the Gene Simmons/N.W.A. controversy, you have to know that he would not skirt the issue. He had the following to say: “I see what Gene's saying, and, you know, I'm old-school guy as well; I get it. But at the same time, the more I look at what N.W.A. did, man, I mean, they influenced me, and I'm a rock and roll guy. So how do they not deserve to be in there? To me, bands like that, bands like…
The New England Patriots have announced that former Running Back, Kevin Faulk will become the newest member of their franchise’s Hall of Fame.  Faulk won the fan vote over Cornerback, Raymond Clayborn and Linebacker, Mike Vrabel. Drafted in the Second Round of the 1999 Class out of LSU, the back would spend his entire thirteen year NFL career with the New England Patriots.  While Faulk was never a Pro Bowler, he was a dependable backfield player who pounded his way to 3,607 Yards and 3,701 Yards from Receptions.  Overall, Faulk accumulated 33 Touchdowns. Faulk also has three Super Bowl Rings…
This should be a major coup for the Black College Football Hall of Fame. It was announced today that the Black College Hall of Fame will land in Canton, Ohio in 2019 as part of the latter’s vast renovation.  Spearheaded by Doug Williams and James Harris, two Grambling alumni, the Black College Football Hall of Fame was founded by 2009, and will soon be a Hall within a Hall.  It had been speculated that the original locale would have been Atlanta, Georgia, a perfect spot as this has been where they have held all of their inauguration galas, but with…
While the UFC does not have a physical Hall of Fame as of yet, we here at Notinhalloffame.com are very much in favor of the Hall’s direction, which was instituted last year.  This process sees inductees chosen based in the following categories: The Pioneer Era: Specific to those who began their careers before November 17, 2000, when the current rules were largely put into place, is 35 years old and has been retired for at least one year. The Modern Era: Specific to those who have turned pro after November 17, 2000. The Contributors Wing: Specific for non-fighters. Fight Wing:…
We are thrilled here at Notinhalloffame.com to unveil our latest major update to the site. Last month, the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame announced its latest class prompting us to revise our list for the upcoming year.  Recapping, four men from our Basketball list advanced to Springfield and that included our top three (Shaquille O’Neal, Allen Iverson & Yao Ming) and Zelmo Beatty, who was ranked at #20 on our list from last year.  With those four out and with new entries eligible, the state of the list has changed.  Along with all of your votes and comments, here is…
This is interesting. Today TMZ asked Stephanie McMahon whether the recently deceased Joanie Laurer (Chyna) would ever get into the WWE Hall of Fame.  Her answer alluded to a strong possibility that the “9th Wonder of the World” will enter the Hall: “I’m SURE that we will see Chyna in the Hall of Fame at some point in the future. I’m not sure exactly what year that will be, but there’s no denying her contributions to WWE.” As known by most of you, the history between Stephanie and Laurer is a personal one as Stephanie’s husband, Jean Levesque (Triple H),…
Last year, the Strong Museum in Rochester, New York inducted the first class of the World Video Game Hall of Fame.  Today, the second full class of six video games has been announced after being paired down from fifteen finalists. The new inductees are: Space Invaders Sonic the Hedgehog The Oregon Trail Grand Theft Auto III The Legend of Zelda The Sims The video games that missed the cut were John Madden Football, Elite, Final Fantasy, Minecraft, Nurburgring, Pokemon Red and Green, Sid Meier's Civilization, Street Fighter II and Tomb Raider. The Strong Museum also houses the National Toy Hall of Fame.
The St. Louis Cardinals have announced the latest class to their organization’s Hall of Fame.  It is a group of three former players and a former owner. For many, the headliner is one of the two men voted in by the fans, Chris Carpenter.  Arriving in St. Louis following a release from the Toronto Blue Jays, Carpenter would finally live up to his potential, recovering from elbow issues and would become a fixture in the Cardinals rotation.  The following year, Carpenter would have his best individual season winning the Cy Young Award going 21 and 5 with 213 Strikeouts.  The…
Let’s do this one more time shall we? It wasn’t that long ago when we created the Fictitious Athlete Hall of Fame and after two and a half years we have inducted seven athletes, three contributors and one veteran.  In that last paragraph, the emphasis needs to be placed on the word “we”, as with the exception of inaugural inductee, Rocky Balboa, the voting has been all up to the general public, and for all of the support that we have received we would like to thank you all! However as always it is onward and upward for us, and…