Not in Hall of Fame News

Regular visitors of Notinhalloffame.com know that we are slowly working on the top 50 of every major team in the NHL, NBA, NFL and MLB. Once that is done, we intend to look at how each team honor their past players and executive.  As such it is news to us that yesterday the Vancouver Canucks have announced that they will be installing Alex Burrows into their Ring of Honour next season. This announcement comes at the same time that the team announced that the Sedin Twins will have their numbers retired.  The Canucks have a secondary accolade where they don’t retire numbers but…
Regular visitors of Notinhalloffame.com know that we are slowly working on the top 50 of every major team in the NHL, NBA, NFL and MLB. Once that is done, we intend to look at how each team honor their past players and executive.  As such it is news to us that yesterday the Vancouver Canucks have announced that they will be retiring the numbers of both the Sedin (Daniel & Henrik) in February. The Sedins were drafted 2nd(Daniel) and 3rd(Henrik) respectively in the 1999 Draft and the twins would play all 17 of his seasons with the Canucks and it when it…
Regular visitors of Notinhalloffame.com know that we are slowly working on the top 50 of every major team in the NHL, NBA, NFL, and MLB. Once that is done, we intend to look at how each team honor their past players and executive.  As such it is news to us that the Texas Rangers will be retiring the number 10 of Michael Young. Debuting for Texas in 2000 and playing there for 12 seasons, Young would become one of the most successful hitters in franchise history.  The infielder would have six 200 Hit Seasons with two of those years being good enough to lead…
We have another retirement to look at as Quarterback, Josh McCown, has announced that his 17-year career is over. Drafted from the 3rdRound in 2002 out of Sam Houston St by the Arizona Cardinals, McCown was predominantly a backup but was a starter with Arizona (2004), Oakland (2007), Tampa Bay (2014) and the New York Jets (2017) and he would also play for Detroit, Chicago and Cleveland. When it was all said and done, McCown retired with 17,707 Passing Yards with 98 Touchdown Passes.   While we don’t think that he will receive any consideration for the Pro Football Hall…
Regular visitors of Notinhalloffame.com know that we are slowly working on the top 50 of every major team in the NHL, NBA, NFL and MLB. Once that is done, we intend to look at how each team honor their past players and executive.  As such it is news to us that yesterday the Minnesota Twins retired the number 7 of Joe Mauer. Mauer was the number one pick in 2001 and he would make the Twins roster in 2004 where he would play until his retirement in 2018. Spending the first half of his career as a Catcher and the second half…

RIP: Pat Bowlen

It is a very sad day in Denver and the world of Football at large as Pat Bowlen, the owner of the Denver Broncos passed away at the age of 75 after a long bout with Alzheimer’s.  He was 75 years old. Bowlen purchased the team in 1984 and under his ownership the team went from mediocre to one of the flagships of the National Football League.  The Broncos went to seven Super Bowls winning three of them and he would become the first owner to see his team win 300 Games under his/her/their first 30 years of ownership.  He would be elected…
Regular visitors of Notinhalloffame.com know that we are slowly working on the top 50 of every major team in the NHL, NBA, NFL and MLB. Once that is done, we intend to look at how each team honor their past players and executive.  As such it is news to us that the Tennessee Titans will be retiring the numbers of both Eddie George and Steve McNair. Eddie George was drafted 14thOverall in 1996, which would be the final season the organization was in Houston.  George rushed for 1,368 Yards as a rookie and in the next three seasons he would not fall below…
The University of Oregon has announced the members of their 2019 Athletic Hall of Fame. The new members will be: Mike Bellotti:  Bellotti became the Offensive Coordinator for the Ducks Football program in 1989 and he would hold that position until the 1995 season when he would take over as the team’s Head Coach.  He would have a record of 116-55 (1995-2008) and his run was highlighted by their 2001 Fiesta Bowl win.  Bellotti was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2014. Galen Rupp: Rupp would win six national championships at the University of Oregon and would later win the…
As we are neck deep in the 2019 NBA Finals, we have a significant retirement to look at in the world of Basketball as Tony Parker is calling it quits. From France, Parker was selected by the San Antonio Spurs 28thOverall and after beginning the season as a backup he was soon elevated to the team’s starting Point Guard.  A member of the First Team All-Rookie squad, Parker showed constant improvement and helped the Spurs win the 2003 NBA Championship and was a great fit with their star big man, Tim Duncan.  That was the first of four titles that he would…
Last night, the World Golf Hall of Fame inducted five new members in a ceremony at Pebble Beach. The 2019 World Golf Hall of Fame Class consists of: Retief Goosen:  Goosen would win seven tournaments on the PGA Tour highlighted by wins at the U.S. Open in 2001 and 2007.  The native South African also won 14 Tournaments on the European Tour and was the European Tour Player of the Year in 2001. Peggy Kirk Bell: Kirk Bell enters the Hall posthumously and she was a former pro and trainer who was a strong advocate of women’s golf. Billy Payne: Payne was…