Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame Announces Class III Inductees

The Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame today announced its third Class of Hall of Famers, the members of Inductee Class III. The new class includes 15 individuals, a team and the Hall of Fame's first venue enshrinement. These join the 41 current members of the Hall of Fame, those from the Charter Class of 2004 and last year's Inductee Class II.

The members of Inductee Class III include:

Al Simmons  
Anne Townsend
Bill Ellerbee (Lifetime Commitment)
Del Ennis
Don Bragg
Gene Hart (Legacy of Excellence)
Hal Greer
Helen Sigel Wilson
Herb Adderley
Jack Ramsay
Joe Fulks
Ray Didinger (Legacy of Excellence)
Reggie Jackson
Roy Campanella
Willie Mosconi
1960 NFL Champion Philadelphia Eagles
The Palestra (Venue Enshrinement)

An all-sports hall of fame, the Philly Sports Hall inducts individuals from Philadelphia-area teams and those from the area who played or coached elsewhere. The Hall also inducts whole teams and honors local venues through enshrinement. Information about the latest class of hall-of-famers is available at:

The Sports Hall of Fame 3rd annual induction ceremony and banquet is Thursday April 6, 2006 at the Sheraton Society Hill in Philadelphia. Last year's Induction Banquet sold out. Tickets are available at:

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