PSHOF Class VI Induction Ceremony - MEDIA ALERT

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Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame Foundation

Class VI Induction Ceremony


PHILADELPHIA, PA – The Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame is holding the Induction Ceremony for is Sixth Class on Thursday November 12, 2009 at the Hyatt Regency Penn’s Landing.  Members of Class VI will be in attendance in addition to members of previous classes who will attend to honor this year’s class of inductees.  Details are as follows:

What:            Class V Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame

                     Induction Ceremony

Where:          Hyatt Regency Philadelphia at Penn’s Landing

201 S. Columbus Blvd

Philadelphia, PA 19106

(215) 413 - 2892

Date:             Thursday November 13, 2008

Time:            5:00PM – 6:30PM Cocktail Reception / Silent Auction

6:30-7:20 – Dinner

7:20-9:30 – Class V Inductions

   Who:        Inductees Bowa, Cappelletti, Conlin, Jenkins, Lasorda, Reese, Retzlaff, Shellenberger,  members of ‘74-75 Flyers including Bill Barber, Bill Clement and Orest Kindrachuck.  Prior inductees Jack Whitaker, Bill Campbell, Harvey Pollack, Ray Didinger, Bill Ellerbee, Bill Lyon, Bob Levy, Sonny Hill and MC Pat Williams

1974 – ‘75 Stanley Cup Champion Philadelphia Flyers

                                            Larry Bowa                                                           Tommy Lasorda

                                            John Cappelletti                                                  Neil Johnston

                                            Eddie Collins                                                        Merrill Reese – Legacy of Excellence

                                            Bill Conlin                                                            Pete Retzlaff

                                            Joey Giardello                                                      Betty Shellenberger

                                            Charlie Jenkins                                                  Mel Sheppard

                                            Julius “Judy” Johnson                                      Emlen Tunnell                    


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