Not in Hall of Fame News

Whether you love them or hate them, you have to acknowledge that Nickelback has been incredibly successful.  It was announced yesterday that they will be inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame at the 2023 Juno Awards. From Alberta, the Junos will be taking place in their home province in Edmonton.  Breaking out in 2001, Nickelback have sold over 50 million albums, and have hit number one on the Canadian charts seven times, with ten top ten hits.   We here at Notinhalloffame.com would like to congratulate Nickelback for their impending honor.
At 81 years old, former Baseball legend is still lobbying for a place in the Baseball Hall of Fame. Reported by TMZ, Rose penned an open letter to MLB Commissioner, Rob Manfred: “I have apologized many times, both for betting on baseball while managing the Cincinnati Reds and then for denying that I did.  I am writing today for three reasons. First, because at my age, I want to be 100% sure that you understand how much I mean it when I say that I’m sorry.  Second, to ask for your forgiveness.  And third, because I still think every day about what it…
We have been open about our love for the Strong Museum in Rochester, New York, that is the home to some of the most fun Halls of Fame, including the Toy Hall of Fame, which inducted three new toys. The Top, Masters of the Universe ad Lite-Brite are the three new toys inducted, after beating out Bingo, Breyer Horses, Catan, Nerf, The Pinata Phase 10, Pound Puppies, Rack-O and the Spirograph. The Strong Museum also is the home of the World Video Game Hall of Fame, the Brian Sutton-Smith Library and Archives of Play, the Woodbury School and the American…
One month ago, Notinhalloffame.com awarded the second ever MLB NIHOF Cup to Aaron Judge of the New York Yankees, and for those wondering what this entails, let us give you the details. With every single regular season game, we anointed the best five players in the game with descending points, 5-4-3-2-1.   The top players for the MLB NIHOF Cup are not always the best in the league, as injuries keep players out of games, and a premium on staying healthy can help pile up points.  It also does not hurt to be a top player on an average or mediocre team,…
Days after the Houston Astros were crowned the 2022 World Series Champions, the Baseball Hall of Fame announced the eight Contemporary Baseball Hall of Fame ballot candidates.  Of the former players nominates, should any of the receive at least 75% of the vote from the 16-member Committee, they will enter Cooperstown!  The Committee will be meeting on December 4. Here are the nominees: Albert Belle:  Belle was a five-time All-Star and Silver Slugger and was named by The Sporting News as the Player of the Year in 1995.  He had 381 Home Runs and a lifetime Slugging Percentage of .564.  Ranked #61 on Notinhalloffame.com and…

RIP: Peter McNab

One of the great players in Bruins history passed away with the death of Peter McNab, who lost his battle with cancer.  He was 70 years old. A late round pick by the Buffalo Sabres in 1972, McNabb had his best years with the Boston Bruins, where he was an All-Star in 1977.  Finishing in the top ten in Goals twice, McNab had 813 Points over his career, which also stops in Vancouver and New Jersey. Although McNab was born in British Columbia, McNab would later represent the United States, most notably in the 1986 World Hockey Championship.   Following his retirement in…
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 post 2021/22 revision of our top Chicago Bulls. As for all of our top 50 players in basketball we look at the following:  1.  Advanced Statistics. 2.  Traditional statistics and how they finished in the National Basketball Association.  3.  Playoff accomplishments.…
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 post 2021/22 revision of our top Boston Celtics. As for all of our top 50 players in basketball we look at the following:  1.  Advanced Statistics. 2.  Traditional statistics and how they finished in the National Basketball Association.  3.  Playoff accomplishments.…

RIP: Ray Guy

We lost one of the greatest Special Teams player in the history of the Game as Ray Guy, the former Raiders Punter, passed away at the age of 73. Guy was turning heads at Southern Mississippi, and as good as he was, it was a surprise that the Oakland Raiders made him a First Round (23rd Overall) Pick in the 1973 Draft.  He immediately established himself as the premier Punter in the NFL, perfecting the art of Punting and field position.  Guy went to seven Pro Bowls, was a three-time First Team All-Pro, an All-Decade Team Selection, and he aided Oakland/Los Angeles win…