The first 25 inductees to The Athletic Toronto’s inaugural Sports Hall of Fame

Title: The first 25 inductees to The Athletic Toronto’s inaugural Sports Hall of Fame
Date: March 27, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: At The Athletic Toronto, we collaborated to induct 35 people into a fictional Toronto sports Hall of Fame. I handled the Raptors side of things.

(Staff members Sean Fitz-Gerald, Joshua Kloke, James Mirtle, Blake Murphy and Andrew Stoeten contributed to this project) 

Just 25, eh?

Coming up with 25 names for The Atheltic Toronto’s inaugural Sports Hall of Fame class isn’t hard.

Deciding which athletes to leave out? Now that’s a challenge.

But since we subscribe to the theory that the best halls are small (see, Cooperstown, N.Y.), we embraced the task of identifying and celebrating the 25 individuals who have left the greatest legacies across Toronto’s professional sports landscape.

And just for fun — and also because we feel their respective contributions are equally important — we’ve decided to include a “Builder’s Category” that includes 10 names.

Continue reading at The Athletic.

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