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.

Don Gutteridge

Don Gutteridge did just about everything you could imagine on the field in pro baseball during a...

Don Marrs

Don Marrs was a three-sport letterman at Joplin High school in baseball, basketball and track. In...

Dr. Joel Tupper

Persistence and hard work paid off for Joel Tupper as he worked his way up from a walk on to a st...

Ferrell “Andy” Anderson

Although he was a native of Maple City, Kansas, Ferrell (Andy) Anderson called Joplin home. ...

Gary “Cat” Johnson

Gary (Cat) Johnson was an electrifying point guard who directed Memorial High School to two state...

Gaylon Enos

Gaylon Enos was a remarkable all-around athlete Joplin High School and a member of the 1939 state...