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The Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame has announced their Nominees for the Class of 2022. As usual, it is a gigantic list, so we will not be doing brief resumes of each candidate, and will do so when they become a Finalist. Finalists from the North American and Women’s Committee will be announced All-Star Weekend, with the full Class of 2022 announced during the Final Four.   At present, the 2022 Enshrinement Ceremony will take place on September 9-10.   The Nominees are: (*indicates a First-Time Nominee) North American Committee Nominees: Ken Anderson (Coach) Fletcher Aritt (Coach) Johnny Bach (Coach) Gene Bess…
It is a tradition that dates back to 1945: the annual induction class to the NHL Hall of Fame. Aside from winning the Stanley Cup, it is the ultimate honor for players of the game and a way to immortalize themselves amongst the greatest players to ever hit the ice. The Hockey Hall of Fame enshrines a maximum of four players every year along with spots for builders as well. It has also recently started to induct female hockey players. The Hockey Hall of Fame has 289 players inducted which include eight female players and more being added each year! Next year’s…
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…