Not in Hall of Fame News

Yes, we know that this is taking a while! As many of you know, we here at Notinhalloffame.com are slowly generating the 50 of each major North American sports team.  That being said, we have existing Top 50 lists out and we always consistently look to update them when we can and based on necessity.  As such, we are very happy to present our pre-2022 revision of our top 50 Detroit Tigers. As for all of our top 50 players in baseball we look at the following:  1.  Advanced Statistics. 2.  Traditional statistics and how they finished in the National/American League.  3.  Playoff accomplishments. 4.  Their…
The Orange Bowl Hall of Fame has announced three new members to their institution.  This year’s class includes Quarterback, Homer Jordan, Coach, Lloyd Carr and Commissioner, John Swofford. Jordan led Clemson to the National Championship in 1981, where the Quarterback punctuated the season with an Orange Bowl win over Nebraska.  He was named the MVP of the game after throwing for a Touchdown, 134 Yards and an 11-of-22 performance.  Jordan would later play four years in the Canadian Football League. Carr was the Head Coach at Michigan from 1995 to 2007.  He led the Wolverines to a win in the 1999 Orange Bowl, and…
Yes, we know that this is taking a while! As many of you know, we here at Notinhalloffame.com are slowly generating the 50 of each major North American sports team.  That being said, we have existing Top 50 lists out and we always consistently look to update them when we can and based on necessity.  As such, we are very happy to present our pre-2022 revision of our top 50 Houston Astros. As for all of our top 50 players in baseball we look at the following:  1.  Advanced Statistics. 2.  Traditional statistics and how they finished in the National/American League.  3.  Playoff accomplishments. 4.  Their…

RIP: Mike Nesmith

Mike Nesmith, one of the members of the Monkees, has passed away today.  He was 78 Years Old. Nesmith was cast as one of the members of the Monkees, a show on NBC, designed to capitalize of Beatlemania, specifically a weekly variation of Hard Day’s Night.  It was a monster smash, with the group churning out hits, but behind the scenes, Nesmith and other members of the group wanted musical freedom, which they would eventually obtain. Nesmith, who played bass in the group, was a visionary and drove the group to write and perform their own music, and most notably, he wrote…
Last night, former Denver Broncos Wide Receiver, Demaryius Thomas, was found dead in his home in Georgia.  He was only 33 years old. It is not known at this time how he passed, only that according to the police, it might have resulted from a medical issue. A First Team All-ACC Selection from Georgia Tech, the Broncos selected him in the First Round (22nd Overall) in the 2010 Draft.  Thomas would become Denver’s top Wide Receiver, exceeding 1,000 Yards five years in a row (2012-16) and was chosen for four Pro Bowls.  He also helped the Broncos win Super Bowl 50, and set a…
Yes, we know that this is taking a while! As many of you know, we here at Notinhalloffame.com are slowly generating the 50 of each major North American sports team.  That being said, we have existing Top 50 lists out and we always consistently look to update them when we can and based on necessity.  As such, we are very happy to present our pre-2022 revision of our top 50 Washington Nationals. As for all of our top 50 players in baseball we look at the following:  1.  Advanced Statistics. 2.  Traditional statistics and how they finished in the American League.  3.  Playoff accomplishments. 4.  Their…
Professional wrestling lost one of the great ones as Blackjack Lanza died today.  He was 86 years old. Lanza began his career in 1961, and while he did wrestle all around the world, it was with the American Wrestling Association where he performed the most.  His biggest success would be with Blackjack Mulligan, where under the management of Bobby “The Brain” Heenan, he won their Tag Team Titles, and they would also win the tag titles in the then-named WWWF.   Lanza wrestled until 1983, and two years later would go to work for the WWF as an agent/producer, a role he held…
Yes, we know that this is taking a while! As many of you know, we here at Notinhalloffame.com are slowly generating the 50 of each major North American sports team.  That being said, we have existing Top 50 lists out and we always consistently look to update them when we can and based on necessity.  As such, we are very happy to present our pre-2022 revision of our top 50 Washington Nationals. As for all of our top 50 players in hockey we look at the following:  1.  Advanced Statistics. 2.  Traditional statistics and how they finished in the National League.  3.  Playoff accomplishments. 4.  Their…
The Baseball Hall of Fame has announced the results of the 10-man ballots from both the Early Baseball Era Committee and Golden Days Era Committee for the Class of 2022, and it is a loaded group with six new names inducted. Bud Fowler and Buck O’Neill were chosen by the Early Baseball Era Committee and Jim Kaat, Minnie Minoso, Tony Oliva and Gil Hodges were selected by the Golden Days Era Committee. Bud Fowler, P, 3B, 2B, MAN.  Fowler not only had a long career in the late 1800s, he is considered to be one of the first African-American baseball players…
Pro Football lost a great one today as Hall of Fame Defensive End, Claude Humphrey, passed away.  He was 77 years old. A First Round Pick from Tennessee State in 1968 by the Atlanta Falcons, Humphrey won the Defensive Rookie of the Year and would be named to six Pro Bowls.  A two-time First Team All-Pro, Humphrey played for Atlanta until 1978, joining the Philadelphia Eagles for three seasons before he retired in 1981.  He had 130.0 Sacks over his career. Humphrey was inducted into Canton in 2014 as a senior candidate, and he is also a member of the Atlanta Falcons Ring…