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Bristol Sports Hall of Fame announces 2016 inductees – Bristol Press

The Bristol Sports Hall of Fame holds its annual induction night in the DoubleTree Bristol on November. 14.

“The Sports Hall of Fame is extremely very happy to announce and welcome 2010 new number of inductees in to the Type of 2016,” stated Bob Kalat, the organization’s v . p . and chair of their selection committee. “They again represent the best that Bristol needs to offer, this season honoring our 20th anniversary.”

50 — Jacob Santiago, an incoming newcomer at Bristol Central, hit securely in 50 % of his at-bats (.500 average) throughout the Triple Crown Summer time Excellent baseball tournament locked in Myrtle Beach, S.C., late recently.

Bernard E. O’Keefe — He won a college letter for controlling sports, whilst running track and mix country at Bristol High as part of the Type of ’55. He ran at UConn for any year . 5 and continued to teach Bristol Central in mix country between 1970 and 1981, winning the very first CCIL title for that school in 1966 and recording game titles in 1968 and 1969. He’s been an energetic person in the Bristol Sports Hall of Fame along with other organizations around.

10 — The Bristol American Legion senior baseball team this summer time was 10 games over .500.

2 — The late Andy Palau, a Bristol native, was roommates with two Hall of Famers honored in separate sports. Andy roomed with Vince Lombardi when they performed football at Fordham College and Phil Rizzuto within the late 1930s while playing minor league baseball for that Yankees within the Piedmont League.

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