Capital Area Chapter
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame

     Chartered in 1964, The Capital Area Chapter is one of 28 community based chapters of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame. Geographically, the chapter encompasses the east shore of the Greater Harrisburg area. Chapter membership is open to all sports minded individuals.  (Membership Application) Membership meetings are held on the 4th Wednesday of each month, with the exception of July and December, at the Penbrook American Legion, Post 730, 3813 Walnut Street, Harrisburg, PA. Social hour 6:00 PM; Dinner 7:00 PM; Guest Speaker 7:45 PM.

     The purpose of the chapter is to recognize and perpetuate the memory of athletes, coaches, and administrators who have brought lasting fame and recognition to the greater Harrisburg area through their athletic achievements. Beginning with its’ first class in 1967, 353 such individuals have been immortalized with their induction.

     Funded by its’ various fund raisers,and the generosity of its members, the chapter annually provides two $500 college scholarships to local high school senior athletes; one female and one male.

Tribute to Ray Rodgers

        We honored Ray at the March 2014 meeting for 35 years of service to the Capital Area Chapter Hall of Fame. Under the mentorship of Al Frankavella, Ray served the organization in many capacities over the years. Including:

  • Past President, Capital Area Chapter
  • Chairman Welcome Back Senators Committee
  • Past Regional Vice President
  • Past State Coordinator for Induction Ceremonies
  • Member of the Chapter Board of Directors
  • Coordinator of the Annual State Workshop
  • Presidential Advisor at the Local and State level
On behalf of the CAC Hall of Fame, thank you for a job well done.