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Welcome to the
Urban Sports Hall of Fame of Syracuse, NY

Dedicated in honor of those who participate in sports in
the City of Syracuse, and Central New York, past, present, and future.


The Urban Sports Hall of Fame of Syracuse, NY was formed for the purpose of recognizing past and present athletes and contributors who live(d) in the urban area of the City of Syracuse, NY and Central New York while participating. People, places, and things that were a part of the history of sports in Syracuse are recognized and paid tribute at the annual induction event, as well as at other functions of the Hall of Fame all throughout the year.

Our Services:

  • Local sports history induction ceremonies

  • Conversations, stories, documentaries, & special live events

  • Sports newsletter pages, planned podcasts, & interviews

  • Youth community participation initiatives

  • More to come!

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Class of 2023 Nominations

Nominations are still being accepted for the 26th Annual Urban Sports Hall of Fame of Syracuse, NY induction class until June 17th The...

Remembering Louis Orr

In memory of Louis Orr. Shout out to Lou. We wish you all a happy, healthy, safe, and blessed new year.

Recipient Recap - Dwayne Ford

At the 25th Annual Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, Dwayne Ford became the first recipient of the Frank "Pop" Harlow Black Basketball...

Spectrum Local News Segment

Thank you to John Johnson II of our local Spectrum News network for such a great piece. It is still a work in progress, but a fulfilling...

Feature Sports Page #2

In honor of the late coach Frank Maloney, a belated thank you. Hear the story told by Carmen available on video below, as well.

Welcome Video

We hope everybody is staying as safe as possible. We’re working to communicate remotely as best we can, and we will get through all of...

Feature Sports Page #1

Our debut Feature Sports Page honoring the late Frank "Pop" Harlow. The reason we chose this particular date and person is because it...

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  • Nominate your own candidates

  • Inquire about sponsor info

  • Book a tour

Museum: 327 Baker Ave, Syracuse, NY, 13205 

Park: 436 MLK East, Syracuse, NY, 13210

315-278-3485 or 315-403-5299

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