Buffalo (WKBW) The stars were out on Wednesday night for the Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame's 22nd annual induction ceremony. The Hall added 14 new members at a sold out event in downtown Buffalo.
Among those inducted this year were celebrated Sabres Broadcaster Rick Jeanneret. "This is extra special for me, because I consider this an honor from the fans and the people of Western New York", said Jeanneret. "I've had a great association with the fans for my 40 plus years in Buffalo that is why this is a special night for me."
Eyewitness Sports Director Jeff Russo has more on the ceremony in the video link.
Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2012
George Carter - Silver Creek, St. Bonaventure & ABA Basketball Star
Frank Sacheli - Multi-Sport Coach at Nichols
Harry Jacobs - Buffalo Bills Linebacker in the 1960s
Todd Miller - Master Tennis Instructor
Kim Kaul - Athlete/Coach, Golf, Softball & Baseball
Ron Wolfley - NFL Special Teams Pro Bowler
Craig Wolfley - Orchard Park, Syracuse & NFL Lineman
Eric Knuutila - NCCC Wresting Coach
Joe Wolf - St. Joe's Coach/Athletic Director
Rick Jeanneret - Buffalo Sabres Broadcaster
"Pride of Western New York Recognition"
Honoring notable sports figure posthumously
Nan Harvey - University at Buffalo Athlete, Coach & Administrator
Lou Scozza - Professional Boxer
Wall Schang - Three-Time World Series Champion Catcher
Stan Rojek - Eight Year Major League Shortstop