Philly HOF Class IX Public Nominations


Media Contact: Bob Cassidy



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3 PM EST, January 3, 2012

PHILADELPHIA January 3, 2012 – The Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame invites the public to participate in the nomination of individuals to comprise its ninth class of inductees.  The public nomination process for the PSHOF Class IX will conclude on Friday January 27, 2012.

Nominations can be submitted online, via email, or via paper via US Mail.  As part of its selection process, the Hall of Fame relies heavily on input from fans, with the top nominees submitted by the public included on the election ballot.

“The Philadelphia fans are some of the most knowledgeable and passionate in the country, and we are excited to have their input to this critical annual process”, said Pete Georgelos, a member of the Hall’s Board of Trustees and the PSHOF Ballot Committee.  “We strongly encourage Philadelphia’s sports fans to share their support of the heroes and all of the great athletes who have graced our sporting landscape for so many years.  This is a unique opportunity for fans to participate in honoring them.”

Submissions are accepted at , via email ( or paper mail to:  Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame, 919 N. 5th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19123.  All nominations must include the nominee's accomplishments and/or contributions along with the submitter’s contact information.


The Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame is open to athletes, coaches, media, administrators and other contributors in all areas of professional, college, amateur, high school and youth sports.  Candidates must have been born in or performed in the Philadelphia area and meet certain eligibility requirements in order to be considered. A list of eligibility requirements is available online at:

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