Not in Hall of Fame News

We were starting to think that we were the only ones who thought that Don Cherry should be in the Hockey Hall of Fame. Legendary Defenceman (and depending on who you ask, the greatest Hockey player of all time) Bobby Orr has stated that he believes that the star of Coach’s Corner on CBC should be inducted as revealed in his autobiography. An entire chapter was dedicated to his former coach in Boston and Orr has stated in a recent interview that “his importance is as great as any player past, present or future.” He goes on to ask if…
Ladies and Gentlemen, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced their nominees for the next Class, and as always, we expect that it will raise many eyebrows and cause countless debate across musical landscape. We are taking a look at the sixteen nominees in order of the rank on our Notinhalloffame.com rankings. Nirvana: NIHOF Rank #1 For those wondering if they were in fact eligible (and the Chairman was openly one of those people) this was answered. The Grunge superstars should be considered a lock for the Hall on their first ballot. Deep Purple: NIHOF Rank #2 Look…
About six months ago, we asked someone close to us if they would be interested in doing a Notinhalloffame.com section in regards to the World Golf Hall of Fame. His answer was that it would not be very interesting as the Hall inducts “everybody”. Apparently, they have agreed. The Florida based institution has announced that they are cancelling the 2014 Hall of Fame process and have announced that they will look at overhauling the process. Currently, there are five categories in which you can be inducted; The PGA Tour/Champions Tour, LPGA Tour, International, Lifetime Achievement and Veterans. On the PGA…
The Songwriters Hall of Fame may not have a section here at Notinhalloffame.com, but it is an institution that we have respected for a long time. The nominees for their next class have been announced, and we are sure that it may raise a few eyebrows.The biggest name of the group is Madonna. The “Material Girl” (can we still call her that now that she is well North of 50) might be the most successful of the nominees, but rarely has she been praised for song writing. This is not to say her writing is subpar, but can you remember…
We here at Notinhalloffame.com are very excited to announce that we are a few weeks away from unveiling a brand new section that we feel will combine our love of Sports and Pop Culture perfectly. Our goal here at our website, has always been to shed a bit of insight on some of the omissions in the most important Halls of Fame in North America, and as the only website that combines a look at post career institutions of Rock of Roll, Baseball, Football, Hockey, Basketball, NASCAR and the WWE. Receiving this tribute is considered to be a stamp of…
We have not mentioned it here at Notinhalloffame.com but the Football Hall of Fame Seniors’ Committee nominated two men who hold a strong ranking on our Football rank. Punter, Ray Guy and Defensive End, Claude Humphrey have been selected as the two Senior Nominees. Unlike the last few years, both Guy and Humphrey shined brightest in the 1970’s, whereas past Senior’s nominees were from either the 50’s and/or 60’s. This isn’t the first time that Humphrey has appeared as a nominee. In 2009, he was on the ballot with Bob Hayes, who was selected. Humphrey was a dominating force for…
The Steel Curtain lost one today. Former Pittsburgh Steelers, Defensive End, L.C. Greenwood passed away due to kidney failure at the age of 67. The popular defender was part of four Super Bowl wins and was named to the 1970’s All-Decade Team. Continued accolades include six Pro Bowl Selections and two First Team All-Pro teams. Greenwood is currently not in the Football Hall of Fame, though he was a Finalist twice. He is ranked #8 on our Notinhalloffame.com Football List, and is considered an omission by Canton not just by us, but by many football fans and writers. We offer…
        The yearlong farewell tour of Mariano Rivera has concluded and the consensus is that this is the end of the greatest Reliever in Baseball history. Virtually every statistic shows this, from the traditional to the obscure, and a handful of World Series rings cement it. Theory would dictate that the best player of a sporting position would be a Hall of Fame lock, though there is a distinct example where this isn’t the case.      Edgar Martinez spent the majority of his career as the Designated Hitter for the Seattle Mariners and is acknowledged as the top DH ever. The…
On November 2, 2013 when the Toronto Maple Leafs come to Vancouver to play the Canucks, the West Coast franchise will be retiring the fourth jersey in their history. Recent Hockey Hall of Fame inductee, Pavel Bure will have his number 10 hung to the rafters in the place where his North American Professional Hockey career began. Bure spent his first seven seasons there where he scored 478 Points and was the goal scoring champion in the 1993-94 season. He also won the Calder in his debut season in the NHL. He would later win two Maurice Richard Trophies as…
As you are aware, for the second time Andy Pettitte is calling it a career in Major League Baseball. Bloggers around the country have been consistent in the belief that he falls a little short of the Hall of Fame threshold. Recently, our own, DDT posted a brilliant piece on the what Wins mean for a Hall of Fame induction and he touched on Pettitte, who until the end of this year’s regular season is the active leader in Wins. “The active leader in wins, Andy Pettitte is also the active leader in games started, innings pitched, and strikeouts, and…