Hall of Fame

In this Feb. 23, 2007, file photo, Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant, top, goes up for a shot between Boston Celtics' Paul Pierce, left, and Al Jefferson during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles.
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AP News
April 09, 2020 - 11:30 am
Kobe Bryant is back atop the best-seller lists, days after the late Los Angeles Lakers superstar was selected to the Hall of Fame. Read more here.
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Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Roy Halladay throws a pitch in the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Florida Marlins in Miami, May 29, 2010.
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AP News
February 04, 2020 - 12:15 pm
The Philadelphia Phillies will retire the late Hall of Fame pitcher Roy Halladay's No. 34 this season. The Phillies will pay tribute to Halladay on May 29, 2020, the 10th anniversary of his perfect game against the Marlins. Read more here.
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Philadelphia Eagles receiver (17) Harold Carmichael in action during the 1983 pre-season against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field.
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Ed Benkin
January 16, 2020 - 9:47 pm
The former Eagles wide receiver Harold Carmichael has been inducted into the NFL Hall of Fame. Read more here.
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New York Yankees' Don Larsen sits in the dugout before the Yankees' Old-Timers' Day baseball game at Yankee Stadium in New York in 2018.
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AP News
January 02, 2020 - 8:07 am
Don Larsen, the journeyman pitcher who reached the heights of baseball glory when he threw a perfect game in 1956 with the New York Yankees for the only no-hitter in World Series history, died Wednesday night. He was 90. Read more here.
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg
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Cherri Gregg
December 20, 2019 - 9:23 am
U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was honored in Philadelphia Thursday night, where she was inducted into the National Museum of American Jewish History’s Only in America Hall of Fame. Read more here.
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In this Nov. 4, 2009, file photo, Philadelphia Phillies' Pedro Martinez looks at his ball after giving up a two-run home run to New York Yankees' Hideki Matsui during the second inning of Game 6 of the Major League Baseball World Series in New York.
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August 05, 2019 - 12:59 pm
By Dan Gelston, AP Sports Writer PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pedro Martinez had signed his autograph on the sweet spot of the baseball when he grabbed it by the seams and pointed out that his middle and pointer fingers should not have been touching on the ball. The Hall of Fame pitcher used the...
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In this June 25, 2008, file photo, Don Randi, from left, Glen Campbell and Hal Blaine, representing session musicians known as The Wrecking Crew, place their hands in the cement following the induction ceremony for Hollywood's RockWalk in Los Angeles.
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March 12, 2019 - 12:41 pm
By Andrew Dalton and Hillel Italie, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hal Blaine, the Hall of Fame session drummer and virtual one-man soundtrack of the 1960s and '70s who played on the songs of Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley and the Beach Boys and laid down one of music's most memorable opening...
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A funeral service will be held Wednesday for Temple University's legendary sports information director, Al Shrier, who died Monday at the age of 88.
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Paul Kurtz
March 05, 2019 - 5:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A funeral service will be held Wednesday for Temple University's legendary sports information director, Al Shrier, who died Monday at the age of 88. "It's been my whole life. I went to school here and I never left," said Al Shrier as he was reflecting on his...
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In this Nov. 9, 2005, file photo, President Bush awards baseball legend Frank Robinson the Presidential Medal of Freedom Award in the East Room of the White House in Washington.
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February 08, 2019 - 7:54 am
By David Ginsburg and Ben Walker, AP Sports Writers Crowding the plate, fearsome and fearless, Frank Robinson hammered his way into the Hall of Fame. His legacy, however, was cemented that day in 1975 when he simply stood in the dugout at old Cleveland Stadium — the first black manager in Major...
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FILE - In this Dec. 9, 2013, file photo, two-time Cy Young Award winner Roy Halladay answers questions after announcing his retirement after 16 seasons in the major leagues with Toronto and Philadelphia at the MLB winter meetings in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.
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January 22, 2019 - 7:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Mariano Rivera has become baseball's first unanimous Hall of Fame selection, elected Tuesday along with Roy Halladay, Edgar Martinez and Mike Mussina. Rivera received all 425 votes in balloting by the Baseball Writers' Association of America announced. The quartet will be enshrined...
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