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Ceremony held to honor 2021 inductees for Fresno Athletic Hall of Fame – Fresno, California

Fresno, California 2021-10-28 02:36:26 –

Fresno, CA (KFSN)-Some of Fresno’s most iconic athletes have been inducted into the City Hall of Fame.

A special dinner reception was held in northwestern Fresno to celebrate the five new members.

In the 2021 class, Floyd Buchanan, the first director of Clovis Unified, who worked as a race car mechanic for over 30 years, Kim Maher, a prominent shortstop for the Fresno State University softball team and the Olympic Gold Medalist, Includes professional Kevin Sutherland. PGA Tour golfers and 1961 Fresno City College baseball team.

The event on Wednesday also included a presentation of the upcoming new Fresno Athletic Hall of Fame exhibition.

“We have more than 130 athletes and 24 teams of fame, but we didn’t really have a place to tell their story,” said Waltbird, chairman of the Fresno Hall of Fame project. increase. “There is a project currently under construction at the Savemart Center in partnership with the Fresno State University, Fresno County Department of Education.”

The Fresno Athletic Hall of Fame at the Savemart Center is scheduled to open in January 2022.

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