Announcing the 2019 Inductees & Honorees

Aug 01, 2019 502

The National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame (NIASHF) is proud to announce inductees and honorees for the 42nd Annual Induction & Awards Gala to take place at a dinner on Saturday, November 9th, in the Grand Ballroom at the Westin O’Hare in Rosemont, IL. Many previous inductees, members of the media and individuals of the sports world will be in attendance.For the first time in the history of the NIASHF, a Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to 1981 inductee, Mario Andretti. This prestigious award will bare his name to all who are selected for this honor in the future.

The Mario Andretti Lifetime Achievement Award is established as one of the highest awards an individual can receive from the NIASHF. It will be presented to a person who is a legend in their field, embodies the NIASHF values of Family, Friends, Faith and Community, and whose character, leadership and charitable efforts are comparable to those of Mario Andretti’s.

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