Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame Grand Opening - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame Grand Opening

In what started from a sports writers meeting in 1950 in Lake Charles, now comes a museum to house the idea created 63 years ago.

The Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame opening its doors in Natchitoches today. A $23 million facility that's 27,500 square feet.

The hall of fame inducted its first class in 1958, but this museum will hold all the memorabilia from the 55 years of classes. It also features legendary sporting items from different events that live in Louisiana lore.

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