Dunn, Tebow Highlight 2017 Florida Sports Hall of Fame Induction Class
November 8-9 at Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa, Ponte Vedra
ST. PETERSBURG, FL – A former NFL “Man of the Year,” a future Major League Baseball Hall of Famer, a Heisman Trophy recipient, and a man credited with taking the PGA to new levels of popularity and profitability highlight the 2017 Florida Sports Hall of Fame (FSHOF) Class announced today by FSHOF President Barry Smith.
Selected for induction were former FSU and NFL star running back Warrick Dunn, perennial Atlanta Braves all-star Larry “Chipper” Jones, University of Florida Heisman Trophy and multi-sport icon Tim Tebow, and former PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem. Colleen Walker, a former Florida State and LPGA star, will also be inducted posthumously. Read More.
About the Florida Sports Hall of Fame
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.