Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame
The Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame is located on the west side of the Verizon Arena in North Arkansas
Backstory and Context
In February 1958, Milton Green and 25 businessmen decided to form the Hall of Fame to honor athletes of Arkansas who have made a positive impact on the state. The museum was incorporated in August 1958 and Bill Dickey, Ivan Grove, Jim Lee Howell, Wear Schoonover and Hazel Walker were selected as the Hall of Fame’s very first inductees.