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6 selected to Arizona Sports Hall of Fame

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Posted at 11:58 AM, May 31, 2019

PHOENIX — From college football to Olympic swimming, the 2019 induction class for the Arizona Sports Hall of Fame features Arizonans representing the spectrum of sports.

The Arizona Sports and Entertainment Commission announced this year's class May 30. The group includes the late University of Arizona football coach Dick Tomey, Olympic champion swimmer Amy Van Dyken-Rouen, Arizona Diamondbacks President Derrick Hall, former boxing world champion Michael Carbajal, former Phoenix Suns star Tom Chambers and former Northern Arizona University Athletic Trainer Michael Nesbitt.

The state hall of fame honors athletes, coaches, administrators and others who have made significant contributions to sports in Arizona.

This year's class was chosen by a vote of the public and trustees. The honorees will be recognized during the annual induction ceremony Nov. 1 at the Scottsdale Plaza Resort.

For more information about the selections, read the full story from the Phoenix Business Journal.