The Texas Sports Hall of Fame recognizes athletes, coaches, and administrators who have made "lasting fame and honor to Texas sports". It was established in 1951 by the Texas Sports Writers Association. Once it made its first induction (baseball star Tris Speaker) in 1951, Texas became the first U.S. state to have a sports hall of fame.For Texas Sports Hall of Fame and beyond, use our Waco online itinerary planner to get the most from your Waco vacation.
Texas Sports Hall of Fame reviews
The museum is larger than we thought and took us about 2 hours to explore, including watching the Landry film, though we could have spent longer if we stopped to read everything in full detail. The... more »
The Texas Sports Hall of Fame is nicely done and is worthy of a visit. From High School to College to Professionals Sports the exhibits are nicely laid out. We arrived at 4:00 PM and the Hall closed..... more »
Wonderful place to learn about the history of, not only Texas Sports, but also the people and places around this great State, that have helped to make it happen. The administration were so kind to us as well. They were closing early for an event the day we went, so they charged us half price on the admission fee. Also, they allowed my son to use his college ID,and be recognized as a student. Only wish we would have gotten there earlier,and had more time to enjoy it.
This was a nice place to learn about Texas sports history over the years. The staff was nice and welcoming.
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