Sports Hall of Champions

The Sports Hall of Champions celebrates individuals who have brought recognition to South Florida through their achievements in and contributions to sports. Professional athletes are inducted and honored for the recognition and esteem they have brought to themselves and our community. In addition, a Miami sports professional is presented with lifetime achievement honors.

Inductees have gained or maintained fame in sports as a player, coach or executive; made contributions to the betterment of sports in the South Florida community; and were born in South Florida or participated in sports here and achieved recognition in the community.

Recipients

Lifetime Contribution to Sports

  • Jimmy Evert, 2016
  • Woody Woodward, 2015
  • Tony Fiorentino & Eric Reid, 2011
  • Skip Bertman, 2010
  • Orange Bowl Committee, 2009
  • The Hecht Family, 2008
  • Donna Floyd Fales, 2005
  • Felo Ramirez, 2004
  • Tony Segreto, 2003
  • Roberta Stokes, 2002
  • Wendell Beard, 2001
  • The Donn Family, 2000
  • Sonny Hirsh, 1999
  • Ralph Sanchez, 1998
  • Demie Mainieri, 1997
  • Eddie Herr, 1996
  • Charlie DeLucca, 1995
  • Edwin Pope, 1994
  • Bernie Rosen, 1993

2016

Jill Ellis
Udonis Haslem
Jonathan Vilma

2015

Chris Evert
Jack Nicklaus
Dwyane Wade

2011

Michael Irvin
Jack McKeon
Juan Pablo Montoya
Jennifer Rodriguez

2010

Jim Mandich
Jim McLean
Zach Thomas

2009

Janet Guthrie
Charles Johnson
Jason Taylor

2008

Curtis Gray
Cristie Kerr
John Offerdahl
Cookie Rojas

2005

Helio Castroneves
Jim Kiick
Ron Rothstein
Rony Seikaly

2004

Jim Kelly
Ray Hudson
David Sime

2003

Jim Langer
Mike Lowell
Don Strock
John VanBiesbrouck

2002

Joey Cornblit
Bernie Kosar
Greg Louganis
Tony Perez
Billy Vessels

2001

Jerry Bailey
Mark Clayton
Mark Duper
Alonzo Mourning

2000

Jeff Conine
Mary Joe Fernandez
Bob Kuechenberg
George Mira, Sr.

1999

Manny Fernandez
Bruce Fleisher
Dennis Martinez
Paul Warfield

1998

Alex Fernandez
Howard Schnellenberger
Dwight Stephenson

1997

Butch Buchholz
Charlie Hough
Earl Morrall
Dr. Ferdie Pacheco

1996

Joe DiMaggio
Doris Hart
Ted Hendricks
Dan Marino

1995

Dick Anderson
Eddie Arcaro
Arthur Ashe
Emerson Fittipaldi
Earl Weaver

1994

Pat Bradley
Bucky Dent
H. Wayne Huizenga
Larry Little

1993

Muhammad Ali
Nick Buoniconti
Chris Dundee
Raymond Floyd

1992

Bob Beamon
Don & Paula Carter
Larry Csonka
Joe Robbie

1991

Rick Barry
Andre Dawson
Nat Moore
Al Rosen

1990

Angelo Dundee
Ron Fraser
Bob Griese
Gardnar Mulloy
Earnie Seiler
Don Shula

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