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2006 HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES - BASEBALL - ANNOUNCED!!!

Posted: July 1, 2006 by GEORGE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE. NEW YORK CITY. 07/01/06.

The Black Hockey And Sports Hall Of Fame Advisory Committee announced today six inductees to the Black Hockey And Sports Hall of Fame under the category of Baseball.

The six individuals will be inducted into the Hall of Fame at this year's inaugural Black Hockey and Sports Hall of Fame Conference scheduled for August 25-27, 2006 in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.

This years baseball inductees are:

Bud Fowler -Petrolia, Ontario, 1881

Jackie Robinson - Montreal Royals, 1946

Clarence "Cito" Gaston - Toronto Blue Jays, 1989

Ferguson Jenkins - Philadelphia Phillies, 1965

Wilmer "Red" Fields - Brantford Red Sox, 1951

Andre Dawson - Montreal Expos, 1977


Inductees into the Black Hockey And Sports Hall of Fame are selected following careful evaluation of the following:

1. Significant contributions by an individual, living or deceased, to the perpetuation of North American sporting excellence.

2. Outstanding career achievement.

3. Nominee projects the traditional sporting ideals of honesty, integrity and self-sufficiency in career and sporting endeavors.

Congratulations to this years inductees.


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