"The New Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame" was first aired on Sunday December 6th 2009. Our Guest was Lynne Draper, President and CEO, Jim Thorpe Association.
Our topics included:
- Opening of the new location for the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame.
- Where is it located and is it open to the public yet.
- How the Sports Hall of Fame got started.
- Some of the memorabilia in the Hall of Fame that visitors can view.
- Super Chief - Allie Reynolds - what he has of Allie's.
- Of all the athletes whose memorabilia are in the Sports Hall of Fame, one he knew personally the best.
- Difficulty in getting athletes to give up their personal memorabilia (like Steve Owens' Heisman Trophy).
- What he sees as the future of the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame.
- What he hopes for in visitation and how they are funded.
- Major Oklahoma athletes who have allowed materials of theirs to be displayed.
Lynne Draper, Mick Cornett, Kent Meyers