The Kansas Sports Hall of Fame was located in the Old Town section of Wichita, Kansas.The Hall of Fame was founded in 1961 as a part of the Kansas Centennial Celebration. The criteria for induction into the Hall of Fame is that the individuals have brought pride to the state of Kansas through their involvement in sports.
At one time, the Kansas Sports Hall of Fame included a large museum devoted to sports in Kansas. In January of 2010, that collection moved to a new Kansas Sports Museum in Newton, Kansas.
Through 2008, there were 176 inductees in the Kansas Sports Hall of Fame.
The Kansas Sports Hall of Fame has relocated at the Boathose since these photos were taken - new review to follow. The new hours are Monday through Friday: 10AM to 4PM.
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