November 11, 1990
WESTMINSTER - Western Maryland College's second-leading career football rusher and one of the school's finest gridiron coaches were just two of five Green Terror athletic greats expected to be inducted into the college's Sports Hall of Fame yesterday.Joe Brockmeyer of Anne Arundel County, who gained 3,022 yards in his playing days, and Dr. Robert J. Waldorf of Alexandria, Va., who directed the Western Maryland football squad to conference titles four years in a row, will be joined by Allen Jacobson of Livingston, N.J., Lester J. Knepp of Augusta, Ga., and John M. Robinson of Severna Park in the hall's Class of 1990.
April 19, 1993
ARCADIA, Calif. -- Eddie Delahoussaye has been elected to thoroughbred racing's Hall of Fame.Delahoussaye, 41, is one of 14 jockeys to win 5,000 races, seven to ride earners of more than $100 million, and four to win back-to-back Kentucky Derbys.Delahoussaye, who has been on the Hall of Fame ballot the last few years, was elected by a panel of 100 turf writers, who chose him from among five jockeys, including Steve Cauthen.Tom J. Kelly, who developed 63 stakes-winning horses in the East, was elected this year's Hall of Fame trainer.
January 2, 1994
The Rotary Club of Westminster, chartered for nearly 75 years, is creating a Carroll County Sports Hall of Fame to be housed at Carroll Community College.The Hall of Fame will consist of plaques honoring the inductees.On Jan. 19, five charter members, chosen by a committee of local residents, will be inducted into the hall at a banquet in the atrium at Carroll Community College.The Sports Hall of Fame is one of many projects the Rotary Club has established. Others include the first city playground, Little League baseball, initiating Westminster High School scholarships and sponsoring foreign exchange students.
July 22, 2007
Next weekend Who: Cal Ripken Jr. and Tony Gwynn are inducted. In addition, Rick Hummel will receive the J.G. Taylor Spink Award for baseball writing and Denny Matthews will get the Ford C. Frick Award for broadcasting. When: Next Sunday, 1:30 p.m. Where: Cooperstown, N.Y., on the grounds of the Clark Sports Center at 124 Susquehanna Ave., a mile south of the Hall of Fame. Cost: Seating free and unlimited. A blanket or lawn chair is recommended. TV: 1:30-4:30 p.m. next Sunday, ESPN Classic (taped coverage, 8-9 p.m. Monday, ESPN2)
May 25, 1991
Pete Rose has asked baseball writers not to use the Hall of Fame induction ceremonies in July as a vehicle for protesting changes in the balloting procedure.In a letter to Jack Lang, secretary of the Baseball Writers Association of America, Rose also asked the writers not to boycott the voting."Election to the Hall of Fame is the ultimate honor a baseball player can receive," Rose wrote in a letter dated May 17 and received by Lang yesterday. "I would hate to see the action taken by the Board of the Hall of Fame because of me somehow dampen the induction festivities in July for my friends Gaylord Perry, Rod Carew and Ferguson Jenkins."
May 21, 2006
The Carroll County Volunteer Emergency Services Association was to induct the third member of the Baker family and the second member of the Nott family into its Hall of Fame at yesterday's annual convention. E. Richard "Ricky" Baker Jr., outgoing CCVESA president, was to join his father, E. Richard "Dick" Baker Sr., and great-uncle, C. Oscar Baker, in the Hall of Fame. Also scheduled to be inducted were Donald L. Nott Jr. from Manchester Fire Engine and Hook and Ladder Company No. 1, who joins his uncle, Harvey H. Nott Sr., and Dennis Wayne Brothers from Gamber & Community Fire Company.