Sports Hall of Champions

Pictured (L-R): Alex Mill, who accepted the award on behalf of his mother, Chris Evert, stands with Jack Nicklaus, Dwyane Wade and Woody Woodward to celebrate their induction into the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce’s Sports Hall of Champions. The induction dinner took place on the baseball diamond at Marlins Park on September 16, 2015

Past Recipients

Lifetime Contribution to Sports
Woody Woodward, 2015
Tony Fiorentino & Eric Reid, 2011
Skip Bertman, 2010
Orange Bowl Committee, 2009
The Hecht Family, 2008
Donna Floyd Fales, 2005
Felo Ramirez, 2004
Tony Segreto, 2003
Roberta Stokes, 2002
Wendell Beard, 2001
The Donn Family, 2000
Sonny Hirsh, 1999
Ralph Sanchez, 1998
Demie Mainieri, 1997
Eddie Herr, 1996
Charlie DeLucca, 1995
Edwin Pope, 1994
Bernie Rosen, 1993

2015
Chris Evert
Jack Nicklaus
Dwyane Wade
 
2011
Michael Irvin
Jack McKeon
Juan Pablo Montoya
Jennifer Rodriguez
 
2010
Jim Mandich
Jim McLean
Zach Thomas
 
2009
Janet Guthrie
Charles Johnson
Jason Taylor
 
2008
Curtis Gray
Cristie Kerr
John Offerdahl
Cookie Rojas
 
2005
Helio Castroneves
Jim Kiick
Ron Rothstein
Rony Seikaly
 
2004
Jim Kelly
Ray Hudson
David Sime
 
2003
Jim Langer
Mike Lowell
Don Strock
John VanBiesbrouck
 
2002
Joey Cornblit
Bernie Kosar
Greg Louganis
Tony Perez
Billy Vessels
 
2001
Jerry Bailey
Mark Clayton
Mark Duper
Alonzo Mourning
 
2000
Jeff Conine
Mary Joe Fernandez
Bob Kuechenberg
George Mira, Sr.
 
1999
Manny Fernandez
Bruce Fleisher
Dennis Martinez
Paul Warfield
 
1998
Alex Fernandez
Howard Schnellenberger
Dwight Stephenson
 
1997
Butch Buchholz
Charlie Hough
Earl Morrall
Dr. Ferdie Pacheco
 
1996
Joe DiMaggio
Doris Hart
Ted Hendricks
Dan Marino
 
1995
Dick Anderson
Eddie Arcaro
Arthur Ashe
Emerson Fittipaldi
Earl Weaver
 
1994
Pat Bradley
Bucky Dent
H. Wayne Huizenga
Larry Little
 
1993
Muhammad Ali
Nick Buoniconti
Chris Dundee
Raymond Floyd
 
1992
Bob Beamon
Don & Paula Carter
Larry Csonka
Joe Robbie
 
1991
Rick Barry
Andre Dawson
Nat Moore
Al Rosen
 
1990
Angelo Dundee
Ron Fraser
Bob Griese
Gardnar Mulloy
Earnie Seiler
Don Shula
 

Description

The Sports Hall of Champions celebrates individuals who have brought recognition to South Florida through their achievements in and contributions to sports. Professional athletes are inducted and honored for the recognition and esteem they have brought to themselves and our community. In addition, a sports professional is presented with lifetime achievement honors. Inductees have gained or maintained fame in sports as a player, coach or executive; made contributions to the betterment of sports in the South Florida community; and/or were born in South Florida or participated in sports here and achieved recognition in the community.

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Staff Contact

Lizabeth Valderrama, 305-577-5477 | [email protected]