SportsBlast: Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame announces Class of 2012

September 30, 2013 Updated Jun 6, 2012 at 6:37 PM EDT

By WKBW News

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September 30, 2013 Updated Jun 6, 2012 at 6:37 PM EDT

Buffalo, NY (WKBW.com) The Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame announced it's class of 2012 on Wednesday. Among the 14 new members headed to the GBSHOF is Sabres play-by-play announcer Rick Jeanneret. Jeanneret is the longest tenured announcer in the NHL.


The Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame honors those who have enhanced our lives with their performances and commitment to Western New York sports, an effort surpassed only by the positive impressions they have left on our athletes for tomorrow.


Below is the full class of 2012, which will be the 22nd class inducted into the Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame since its inception in 1991. Total membership is now at 254.


Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2012


George Carter - Basketball
Harry Jacobs - Football
Rick Jeanneret - Broadcasting
Kim Kaul - Basketball, Softball, Coaching
Eric Knuutila - Coaching
Todd Miller - Tennis
Frank Sacheli - Hockey, Coaching
Joe Wolf - Athletics Administration
Craig Wolfley - Football
Ron Wolfley - Football



"Pride of Western New York" - Honored Posthumously
Nan Harvey - Coach/Athletics Administration
Stan Rojek - Baseball
Wally Schang - Baseball
Lou Scozza - Boxing



More information on the class of 2012, and the Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame can be found on www.gbshof.com