Former USC star offensive lineman Anthony Munoz, former Kings star Marcel Dionne,and former Olympic sprinters Tommie Smith and John Carlos were among the six to be named today in the sixth class of the California Sports Hall of Fame.
They will be inducted along with former Oakland/L.A. Raiders linebacker Ted Hendricks and former NBA star Rick Barry at the 2012 ceremonies on Sunday, April 1 at the Ontario Convention Center.
The California Sports Hall of Fame (linked here) was created by Christian Okoye, the former all-pro running back for the Kansas City Chiefs out of the University of the Pacific. Okoye’s mission has been to promote education and sports programs for children throughtout the state.