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6 New Inductees to the DC Sports Hall of Fame

by Prince Of Petworth April 30, 2012 at 12:15 pm 7 Comments

Photo of Darrell Green by flickr user Jeff Kern

From a press release:

The six newest members of the Washington DC Sports Hall of Fame will be honored prior to the Washington Nationals series finale against the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday, May 6 at Nationals Park. This year, the legendary sports club will enshrine the following inductees:

o Glenn Brenner, Celebrated WUSA Sportscaster (inducted posthumously)
o Adrian Dantley, Former NBA All-Star and Basketball Hall of Famer
o Joe Gallagher, Former St. John’s College High School Head Basketball Coach and Athletic Director
o Darrell Green, Former Washington Redskins Cornerback and Pro Football Hall of Famer
o Sam Lacy, Sports Journalism Pioneer (inducted posthumously)
o Bessie Stockard, Former University of the District of Columbia Head Coach, Women’s Basketball and Volleyball

These honorees were selected based on their outstanding contributions to the world of sports, thereby bringing honor and recognition to the Nation’s Capital while furthering the high standards of athletics in the Greater Washington community. They will join a select group of Washington-area standout athletes and sports personalities, including Sammy Baugh, James Brown, Dominique Dawes, Josh Gibson, Walter Johnson, Sonny Jurgensen, Morgan Wootten and many others, already in the DC Sports Hall of Fame.


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