In the ring he was not a selfish athlete. He made a lot of other performers look good and often lost on big stages for the greater good of the company. He didn’t have to win all the time to become a star; rather he used his status to elevate others. The Rock may not have been the greatest wrestler (though he was better than he got credit for) but he was the greatest entertainer that wrestling ever had.
The question for induction is whether Dwayne Johnson would accept the invitation. His movie career is solid and shows no sign of slowing down; essentially he does not have to come back. Now that he has chosen to return in a limited capacity could Vince resist the induction, especially in his hometown? We don't think he could.