Welcome To The Michigan Sports Hall of Fame

The Michigan Sports Hall of Fame is a nonprofit committed to preserving the State of Michigan’s sports history and celebrating the State’s legendary athletes, coaches and contributors.

The Hall of Fame was organized in 1954 by Lt. Governor Philip A. Hart, Michigan State University Athletic Director Biggie Munn, Donald Weeks, President of the Greater Michigan Foundation, W. Nicholas Kerbawy, General Manager of the Detroit Lions and George Alderton of the Lansing State Journal who conceived of the project.  It is believed to be the oldest State Sports Hall of Fame in the United States, having elected its inaugural Class in 1955.

Michigan Sports Hall of Fame Mural
The Michigan Sports Hall of Fame is committed to impacting our communities and inspiring people by celebrating & honoring the traditions, legacies and history of sports throughout the state of Michigan.


2024 MSHOF Induction Ceremony Announcement

The 2024 Class was selected by a statewide task force, comprised of current and former journalists and former sports executives, along with a public online...
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2023 MSHOF Induction Ceremony

The Induction Ceremonies took place on Thursday, September 14, 2023 at 6 p.m. at the Sound Board at MotorCity Casino Hotel in Detroit.
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