Detroit — A Heisman Trophy winner, a Stanley Cup champion, a three-time Olympic gold medalist, two NCAA guys’ basketball champs, and a longtime Detroit News Lions beat reporter headline the 2019 Michigan Sports Hall of Fame magnificence, which turned into introduced Tuesday night.
The 10-man or woman elegance turned into decided on through a country-wide project force, factoring in balloting from the general public, and can be inducted Oct. 5 at MotorCity Casino in Detroit (tickets start at $25 and are to be had at mshof.Org). This is the largest Michigan Sports Hall of Fame class, considering 24 went in the lower back in 2012. There’s just about something for each sports fan in this magnificence:
A multi-sport in excessive faculty at Farmington Hills Mercy, she went directly to end up one of the most OK girls’ basketball players in University of Michigan history, finishing her profession as the software’s leading scorer. This record remained for 36 years till Katelynn Flaherty broke it in 2018. She is inside the University of Michigan’s Athletic Hall of Honor.
A legend in the nation’s excessive-school basketball circles, he became the head teacher at Clarkston for 36 years before retiring in 2018. Fife received his first and simplest kingdom championship in 2017 and completed with 703 victories, 0.33-most in nation records.
A member of the Basketball Hall of Fame, he spent his first six seasons and 5 All-Star groups with the Detroit Pistons, who drafted him 0.33 overall in 1994 out of Duke — where he won NCAA titles. He became co-NBA rookie of the year in 1995.
The Russian defenseman performed six seasons with the Red Wings, the ultimate resulting inside the 1997 Stanley Cup championship, earlier than a tragic limousine coincidence cut short his gambling career. When the Red Wings repeated as champions in 1998, Konstantinov joined inside the birthday celebration, being wheeled onto the ice to hoist the cup.