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46 Days to Go! Nathanial “Sweetwater” Clitfton

The name Nat “Sweetwater” Clifton is not one that is unfamiliar in the world of sports. Not only is the 6’ 8” multi-sport player one of the most famous 16-inch softball players, but Sweetwater also played for the Chicago American Giants, Harlem Globetrotters, and was one of the first African Americans to join the NBA. …

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49 Days To Go! What Famous Chicagoans Do You Know?

The Hall of Fame will feature displays dedicated to those famous Chicagoans who have helped shape the sport in the city that they love. Pictures of Richard J. Daley, Tim Weigel, Ron Santo, Michael Jordan, Jim McMahon, Mike Royko, Gary Sinese, Joe Montegna, Chris Chelios, Mike North, Bob Sirott, Supreme Court Justice Kagan, among many …

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Today Begins the 50 Day Countdown to the Hall of Fame!

Described as “every man’s game”, 16” inch softball is a sport that has unified Chicago neighborhoods since its rise to popularity in the early 1920’s. Companies such as Commonwealth Edison began forming teams with employees from different positions and backgrounds, allowing players to trade their work boots and slacks for stretch-knit pants and team t-shirts. …

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Rounding Third Newsletter announces the winners of this year’s 2013 inductees

What an outstanding year it was for the Hall of Fame, congratulations to all the new 2013 Inductees and a big thanks to everyone who voted this year! Third Newsletter of Rounding Third released today with Inductees To view Newsletter > Click Here Inductees are as followed Wall of Fame                                                        Curtis Granderson Sr …

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