Our Next Banquet and Induction Ceremony
Tuesday, May 7th, 2019
Presentation begins at 6:00pm in the lobby of the Macon Centreplex. Induction ceremony and dinner will be held immediately following downstairs in the Monument Room beginning at 6:30pm.
Our 2018 Wall of Honor Ceremony will induct 8 new members:
- Donnie Allen
- Gerald Fitch
- George Foster
- Susie Gardner
- Edith Gerhardt
- Michael Mimbs
- John Rocker
- Jimmy Turner
To purchase tickets for this event, please call 478.718.9941
Dick Frame was born in Indianapolis, Indiana, however he moved to Macon in 1965 and has been here ever since. He graduated from Georgia Tech where he ran varsity track competing in the 110M hurdles,the 100 and 220 yard dash, the 4x100 and 4x440 relays and the long jump. His career highlight at Tech came in an SEC meet in the 100 yard dash when he defeated Heisman Trophy Winner Billy Cannon. But Dick’s involvement in the track and field program at First Presbyterian Day School is where he truly excelled. As a Sales Engineer with the Trane Company, he began volunteer coaching FPD students in Hurdles and the Pole Vault in 1979 and continues to assist with the program today even though he was diagnosed with Lou Gehrig’s disease in 2006. He currently has coached over 20 State Hurdle Champions and over 20 State Runner ups. He was the official Starter of the GISA state track meets from 1982 til 2010. His awards have been many including being named winner of the Macon Telegraph Sam Burke Award for Service to High School Sports in 2000 and recipient of the FPD Alumni Service Award in 2009. FPD dedicated it’s Track Facility to him in 2014-The Dick Frame Track and Field Complex. (more)
The Macon Sports Hall of Fame got its beginning as the Macon Athletic Hall of Fame in 1976 as a Bi Centennial Project of the Bibb County Jaycees. The Project was chaired by Jaycee Member Billy Hester.