The Florida Sports Hall of Fame recognizes and honors Florida’s greatest sports figures and events, and leverages this collective celebrity to promote fitness awareness, education and sports activities among our state’s youth and adults. Equally important is the promotion of the qualities of discipline and honor among sports participants.
Jon Gruden, Phil Esposito Headline Stellar 2016 Class
Enshrinement Ceremony Held November 15 in Tampa
Jon Gruden, the coach who brought a Super Bowl championship to Tampa Bay, highlighted the Class of 2016 that was inducted into the Florida Sports Hall of Fame in a Nov. 15 ceremony at the TPepin’s Hospitality Center in Tampa, Fla.
Joining Gruden in the class was two-time NHL MVP Phil Esposito, World Series champion Johnny Damon, former University of Florida AD Jeremy Foley, and Olympic sailing gold medalist Allison Jolly. Read more.