Bonds will be honored with the Football Legacy Award at The Tradition, the Sports Museum’s annual gala, on Wednesday at TD Garden. The event will also honor Bill Rodgers, Lawyer Milloy, Johnny Damon, Jillian Dempsey, M.L. Carr, and Mark Recchi, and will raise money for The Sports Museum’s anti-bullying programs.
Rodgers will turn 75 this month and though he refers to them as “little ones,” he has competed in 10 races this year. When he won the marathon in 1975, he was 27 and had returned to running in the hopes of improving his lungs after quitting smoking. Now a running legend, he will be honored at The Tradition.
Mark Recchi will get a chance to re-live Bruins’ 2011 Stanley Cup win in return to Boston for The Tradition
Recchi, 54, will return to Causeway Street Wednesday night, to be honored by The Tradition, the annual fund-raising gala by The Sports Museum. The Hall of Fame winger will be among the headliners, along with former Red Sox outfielder Johnny Damon, marathon man Bill Rodgers, and ex-Patriots great Lawyer Milloy.
The lineup of honorees for the 21st annual gala includes historic marathoner and Wesleyan cross country/track & field alum Bill Rodgers ’70.
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The Sports Museum Curator Richard Johnson was featured in the main article on Fifty Plus Advocate (FPA) Eastern June 2022 issue. In the article, he talks about how he landed his job 40 years ago as a the first employee of The Sports Museum and helped turn the museum’s exhibits into what is is today!
The Sports Museum Curator Richard Johnson was featured in this article on EPSN “How Bill Russell’s rare memorabilia took years to reach the collectibles market”.
The Sports Museum hosted the 2022 Will McDonough Writing Contest Ceremony on April 1, 2022 at TD Garden. Various Boston Globe writers and editors chose the winning essays that will be displayed in The Sports Museum for the rest of the year.
The Bay State’s latest champion, the Massachusetts Pirates, will soon have a display at The Sports Museum, which is located on levels five and six of the TD Garden in Boston. The Champions of the Indoor Football League will have memorabilia from its 2021 season available for viewing alongside the other iconic sports franchises that the museum offers.
David Ortiz, Kevin McHale headline honorees of annual ‘Tradition’. Taylor Twellman, Mike Milbury, Angela Ruggiero, and Ben Coates will take the TD Garden stage, as well.