National Polish American
Sports Hall of Fame
The 47th Annual National Polish American Sports Hall of Fame (NPASHF) Induction Banquet was held on June 20, 2019 in Troy, MI and was attended by over 400 friends and supporters of the hall of fame. This year the NPASHF inducted Baseball All-Star Mark Grudzielanek, former Notre Dame and Green Bay Packer football star Mike McCoy, Harvard hockey star and Olympic champion Allison ( A.J.) Mleczko and 1988 Seoul Olympic games gold medalist in taekwondo Arlene Limas.
In photo: 2019 Inductee Allison ( A.J.) Mleczko and David Jansen, Chairman of the National Polish American Sports Hall of Fame
Jamie Edmonds, sports director for WDIV Channel 4, the NBC affiliate in Detroit, was Master of Ceremonies for the evening. Also, for the first time the event was live streamed over the internet. In fact, the family of Arlene Limas living in Poland watched the event LIVE!
In photo: 2019 Inductess Arlene Limas / Mike McCoy / Allison (A.J.) Mleczko. The 4th Inductee (Mark Grudzielanek) was unable to attend.
At podium: MC for the evening – Jamie Edmonds – Sports Director – WDIV Detroit.