Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame

Paying tribute to the sports legends whose careers have thrilled, entertained and enriched our lives with unforgettable moments of greatness.
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Commemorating Sporting Greatness Throughout The Chicagoland Area

We pay tribute to the outstanding athletes, coaches, and sports contributors who have made significant contributions to the sports landscape of the Chicago metropolitan area. Through our induction ceremonies and recognition events, the Hall of Fame serves as a platform to honor the achievements, records, and impact of individuals from various sports.

Our Mission

Honoring Excellence and Celebrating Chicagoland’s Sports Heritage

The mission of the Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame is to honor and celebrate the rich sports heritage of the Chicago metropolitan area by recognizing and commemorating the outstanding achievements of athletes, coaches, and sports contributors. We aim to preserve the legacy of these individuals and inspire future generations through their stories of excellence, sportsmanship, and community impact.

Meet the Class of 2023

The incoming class of inductees to the Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame comprises exceptional athletes, coaches, and sports contributors. Their induction recognizes their remarkable achievements and impact on the local sports community.

Ben Kennedy

Award of Distinction

Brian Campbell

Stan Mikita Award

Ron Dayne

Gale Sayers Award

Devin Hester

Chicago Bears

Don Amidei

Track and Field (Posthumous)

Jack McDowell

Chicago White Sox

John Randle

George Connor Award

Julianne Sitch

Soccer Player and Coach

Mary Wise

Volleyball

Governor JB Pritzker

Lifetime Contribution of Sport Award Recipient

Our Annual Induction Ceremony

We pay tribute to the outstanding athletes, coaches, and sports contributors who have made significant contributions to the sports landscape of the Chicago metropolitan area. Through our induction ceremonies and recognition events, the Hall of Fame serves as a platform to honor the achievements, records, and impact of individuals from various sports. By celebrating their excellence, sportsmanship, and dedication, the Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame aims to preserve and promote the rich sporting heritage of the region, inspire future generations, and foster a sense of pride and unity within the Chicagoland sports community.

The 2023 Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Dinner will take place on 
Wednesday, October 4th, 2023. 5:30 cocktail hour 7:00pm induction and dinner.

Wintrust Arena 200 E. Cermak Rd. Chicago, IL 60606. Dress Code is Business Casual and Parking – McCormick Place – Parking Lot A 

2023 Event Sponsors

Event sponsors of the Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame provide vital support, contributing to the organization’s mission of honoring sporting excellence in Chicago. They help make the ceremonies and events possible, showcasing their commitment to the local sports community.

Join Us in Celebrating Chicagoland’s Sporting Excellence.

Join us in celebrating Chicagoland’s sporting excellence by supporting the Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame. Together, we can preserve the legacies of exceptional athletes, coaches, and sports contributors, inspire future generations, and foster a strong sense of community pride.