Established in 1995, the San Jose Sports Hall of Fame honors those who have made extraordinary contributions in the sports world. Each inductee: Developed his or her skills in Santa Clara County, Played or coached for a county team or school, Represented county as an individual athlete or Contributed in some extraordinary way to greater San Jose community in a sports-related program or project. The public may nominate candidates, and inductees are selected by the San Jose Sports Hall of Fame Board of Directors. 2018 San Jose Sports Hall of Fame Inductees Dr. Harry Edwards: San Jose State two-sport student-athlete, sports sociology pioneer and founder of the Olympic Project for Human Rights Pat Hurst: U.S. Women's Amateur champion, NCAA Women's Golf individual and team champion, six-time LPGA Tour winner and Major Champion Mark Langston: Major League Baseball All-Star Pitcher, seven-time Gold Glove Award winner and three-time American League strikeout leader Evgeni Nabokov: San Jose Sharks Star Goaltender, Franchise Record Holder, All-Star and Olympian The San Jose Sports Hall of Fame will mark its 24th year of honoring South Bay sports legends when it inducts four new members on Wednesday, Nov. 14*, at the SAP Center at San Jose. The inductees hail from the upper echelon of collegiate, professional and/or Olympic competition. Although from different sports in different eras, they have made a lasting impact both on and off the field of play. Each inductee will be recognized with a bronze plaque permanently installed on the concourse at the SAP Center at San Jose. Including the 2018 inductees, there will be 110 South Bay sports icons enshrined in the Hall of Fame. The annual induction is an event of the San Jose Sports Authority, San Jose Arena Authority, SAP Center Management/San Jose Sharks, and the City of San José. The event benefits Special Olympics Northern California and high school sports programs. Full press release and inductee bios: San Jose Sports Hall of Fame Announces Class of 2018 Inductees For sponsorship information, contact Carrie Benjamin at 408.288.2936 or firstname.lastname@example.org, and view the Sponsorship and Ticket options here. View videos and photos from the 2017 ceremony here!