BINGHAMTON (WBNG) -- The Greater Binghamton Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2020 inductees were announced this afternoon, along with former Giants running back Tiki Barber as the guest speaker.
Barber holds the Giants career rushing record with 10,449 yards, along with 22 Giants franchise records. After a ten-year career with the Giants, Barber became involved in television, joining The Today Show as a correspondent in 2007 and Football Night in America/Sunday Night Football. He has also published two books.
The 2020 class includes twelve individuals, and one sports team.
2020 Greater Binghamton Sports Hall of Fame Class
Chuck Akulis - Stock car racer
Tom Carter (Stickman) - SUNY Broome cross country coach; cross country and track runner
Bill Clark - Weightlifter, power lifter, strongman
Harold "TY" Cobb - Football coach at Union-Endicott High School (39 seasons)
Richard Foley - Director of Athletics and Physical Education at Maine-Endwell High School
Rob Gardner - MLB pitcher with the Yankees, Cubs, and Indians
Bridgette Hobart Janeczko - Marathon swimmer
Crystal A. Joseph, D.C. - Track and Field Athlete at Maine-Endwell High School, SUNY-Cobleskill, and SUNY-Binghamton
Dan C. Kosick - Apline ski racer - adaptive sports
Augustine "Gus" Lampo - Professional bowler - joined PBA Tour in 1969
John Pawlowski - MLB pitcher with the White Sox, Orioles, Angels, member of Seton Catholic Central High School
Michele Tidick - Girls head basketball coach at Johnson City High School (1974-87) and Vestal High School (1987-2007)
Broome Tech Hornets Men's Basketball Team (1960-61) - NJCAA record of 29-2
"Every hall of fame is special, but to be brought into the local hall of fame where you grow up where you do your training, there's something uniquely special," said Bill Clark.
"Great to be back in my hometown. I look at this as a great opportunity to really reflect on what Binghamton brought me as a youth," said Bridgette Hobart Janeczko.
The 2020 Greater Binghamton Sports Hall of Fame induction dinner is set for Monday, April 27 at the DoubleTree by Hilton.