Joplin Area Sports Hall of Fame

The Joplin Area Sports Hall of Fame was established in 2001 to allow future generations a place to witness and better appreciate the exceptional athletes, coaches, sportscasters and writers of the Joplin region. The Joplin Area Sports Hall of Fame is located inside the Joplin Museum Complex inside Schifferdecker Park. The display contains personal sports related artifacts from the inductees and each inductee is featured on a plaque, which summarizes their achievements.

Thorpe Weber

Thorpe Weber helped rewrite local high school basketball history when he and his family moved to...

Tina Robbins

Tina Robbins was a multi-talented athlete who excelled in volleyball and basketball at Joplin Hig...

Tom Hilton

Tom Hilton, Parkwood High School pitcher, attended Missouri Southern State College and played bas...

Tom Rutledge

Warren Turner

Warren Turner has had a long and distinguished career at Missouri Southen State University. He ha...

Wendell Redden

Dan Tewell, an English teacher at