Virginia Sports Hall of Fame inductees to participate in autograph session

va sports hall of fameThe Virginia Sports Hall of Fame & Museum will hold an autograph session on Saturday, April 30 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. at the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame & Museum as part of the Hall of Fame Weekend events.

Autograph session is included in the price of admission ($7) and will feature the Class of 2016. Among those confirmed for the event:

  • James Farrior, a former University of Virginia Linebacker who enjoyed a 15-year NFL career with the Pittsburgh Steelers and New York Jets. Farrior was a two-time Pro Bowl selection and two-time Super Bowl Champion.
  • Rich Murray, a former Sports Information Director at the University of Virginia who served in the sports journalism industry for over 40 years with the University of Virginia and James Madison University.
  • Charles Oakley, a Virginia Union University standout and NBA All-Star who enjoyed a 19-year NBA career and tallied over 12,000 rebounds.
  • Marianne Stanley, who spent ten years as head basketball coach of the Old Dominion University Lady Monarchs and led them to three national championships.
  • Charlie Stukes, a Super Bowl Champion who enjoyed an eight-year NFL career with the Baltimore Colts and Los Angeles Rams, amassing 32 career interceptions.
  • Robert Ukrop, an All-American soccer player at Davidson College who embarked on a 12-year professional soccer career, playing for his hometown team, the Richmond Kickers.

The Virginia Sports Hall of Fame & Museum is also hosting a golf tournament, VIP Reception and the 45th annual Induction Banquet during April 29 and 30. Induction Banquet tickets are sold out. For tickets and more information, visit or call (757) 393-8031.

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