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
Played both football at Lanier High School. Awarded a scholarship to the University of Georgia following his senior year, despite missing 7 games of the year after being injured against Columbus High School which resulted in having to have his spleen removed. In the three games in which he played, he caught 19 passes for 275 yards and 3 touchdowns. Was the sixth man on the Poet Basketball team that finished with a 26-3 record and a spot in the state playoffs. Was a three year defensive starter for the Georgia Bulldogs, two years as an end and one season as tackle. Earned all SEC honors as a junior and senior. Was an Academic All SEC selection in 1972. Shared the Coffee County "Hustle Award" with Lanier and Georgia teammate Mixon Robinson. That award is given annually to a Georgia Player showing most desire during spring practice. Turned down an opportunity to pursue a career in medicine. He is an orthopedic surgeon in Orlando, Florida. (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.