Ali and Dundee

National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame Congratulates Longtime Friend and Supporter Muhammad Ali on the 50th Anniversary of His Historic Achievement

  Press Release: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Chicago, IL (February 24, 2014) – February 25 marks the 50th anniversary of Muhammad Ali’s historic victory over Sonny Liston to become the World Heavyweight Boxing Champion. The National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame (NIASHF) not only recognizes Ali for his extraordinary accomplishment, they thank him for […]

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Eat Well, Do Good!

As part of their 365 Days of Giving Program, County Barbeque has teamed up with the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame. From February 21-28, 2014, 100% of the proceeds from their limited time specialty menu item, Hush Puppies, will be passed on to the Hall. Stop by 1352 West Taylor Street, Chicago, and […]

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Jim Fregosi

Former All-Star and Manager, Jim Fregosi, Passes Away at 71

Press Release: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Chicago, IL (February 17, 2014) – Over the weekend, the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame learned of the passing of Jim Fregosi, a Class of 1999 Inductee. He was 71. He was a six-time All-Star and received the Golden Glove award in 1967. Following his playing career, […]

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