Mitch to Be Inducted into Michigan Sports Hall of Fame

Jun 1, 2017 | News | 2 comments

The new class of inductees to the Michigan Sports Hall of Fame was announced Tuesday and includes Mitch Albom. Joining Mitch in the September 2017 ceremony are former Michigan offensive lineman Jon Jansen, longtime Oakland basketball coach Greg Kampe, former Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland, former MSU baseball and football player Dean Look, former Michigan State football star Andre Rison, former Piston Dennis Rodman and former Michigan basketball star Jalen Rose. Mitch has been a columnist at the Detroit Free Press since 1985 and has been awarded columnist of year by the Associated Press Sports Editors a record 13 times, and was inducted into the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association Hall of Fame in 2013.

Read more about the announcement at the Detroit Free Press.


  1. Linda S

    Congratulations! Thank you for keeping sports in the State of Michigan close to your heart! And thank you for sharing the blessings of all your endless gifts with us (and with the whole world!)


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