Don’t miss your chance to play golf with members of the Florida Sports Hall of Fame and other sports celebrities scheduled to appear at the top-ranked Ryder Course at the PGA Golf Club! Benefiting the Boys and Girls Clubs of St. Lucie County 18 Holes + 18 Celebrities + 18 Foursomes = Immeasurable Support for Children and their Families […]

Drafted by the New York Yankees on June 8, 1981, in the ninth round of free-agent draft, McGriff played for the Toronto Blue Jays, 1982-90; San Diego Padres, 1990-93; Atlanta Braves, 1993-97; and Tampa Bay Devil Rays, 1998. He was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 2022. Fred McGriff’s ability to hit […]

– From Left to Right: Rick Hatcher, Barry Smith, Tyrone Keys, Vincent “Vinny” Lecavalier, Pam Oliver, Renee Hildebrand, Rick Ankiel, Chris Nikic, James Jones, Lisa Wagner, Fred Ridley, Luis Gonzalez and Dexter Jackson. Missing: Leiza Fitzgerald. – TAMPA, FL — Some of Florida’s most iconic athletes were inducted into the Florida Sports Hall of Fame […]

Despite being born with Alpert syndrome, a genetic condition in which the bones in the skull, face and limbs are fused together and not separated in the womb… Despite living with a condition that Boston Children’s Hospital says happens once out of every 65,000 to 88,000 births… Despite all that, Justin was determined to live […]

The Board of Directors of the Florida Sports Hall of Fame have announced the opening of their new location in the MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Event Center in Port St. Lucie, FL. The attraction features more than 60 displays exhibiting sports memorabilia from renowned Florida athletes, sports celebrities and historical events. The memorabilia was previously displayed […]

Raised in Orlando, Damon was the top rated High School prospect in the country his senior year at Dr. Phillips HS. Damon was drafted by Kansas City and also played with Oakland, Boston, New York and Detroit. Entering 2011, Damon has made the all-star team twice and won two world series.  He led the American […]

Jon Gruden will forever be remembered for being the head coach who brought a Super Bowl Championship to Tampa Bay. He coached the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to their only Super Bowl victory to date, a 48-21 victory over the Oakland Raiders in 2002. It was the first of seven seasons Gruden would coach at Tampa […]

Phil Esposito, one of the most decorated NHL personalities of all-time, is credited along with his brother Tony, for brokering the deal to bring NHL hockey to Tampa Bay. Phil’s dogged pursuit of an NHL franchise for Tampa was the tipping point and the Tampa Bay Lightning was founded in 1991. Phil has been a […]

With a list of sailing accolades dating back for decades, including an Olympic Gold Medal, Allison Jolly is one of the sports great career success stories. She is currently in her 13th season as head coach of the University of South Florida sailing team. Allison’s competitive career includes two Intercollegiate Championship sailing titles, two U.S. Women’s […]

Jeremy N. Foley, who has handled virtually every aspect of the University of Florida’s $119.3 million athletic program during his athletic administrative career – which began with an internship in the Gator Ticket Office in 1976 – will retire as AD on October 1, 2016. He has served as UF’s Director of Athletics since March […]