Hall of Fame News
Great American Eclipse
The Women's Basketball Hall of Fame will be closing for the viewing of the solar eclipse on Monday, August 21 at 12 p.m. We hope you enjoy this natural phenomenon.
The Class of 2017
The Women's Basketball Hall of Fame inducted its newest class of inductees on June 10, 2017. The Class of 2017 are Sally Bell, Christine Grant, Rick Insell, Louise O'Neal, Sheryl Swoopes, and Kare Wolters. Congratulations to the newest members of the Hall of fame Family.
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Ring of Honor 2016-17
The Ring of Honor consists of over 100 jerseys hanging from the rafters of the back rotunda. These jerseys represent the top high school and college players from each season. Click here to see photos of this year's Ring of Honor jerseys. Click here to view a list of this year's Ring of Honor players.
East Tennessee History Fair
Have a blast with the past at the 10th Annual East Tennessee History Fair! Activities include a living history timeline, live music, historic crafts demonstrations, historical and genealogical groups from across the region, children’s crafts and activities, Davy Crockett’s birthday party, walking tours of downtown, trolley tours to Knoxville’s historic homes, tours of underground Gay Street, “History Hound” dog costume contest, free museum admission, vintage film festival at the Tennessee Theatre, checkers tournament, antiques fair, art exhibits, miniature battles, traditional foods, book sales, farmers market, and much more! Free to the public! Be sure to check out the Hall of Fame booth while you are there!
Baron Championship Rings
Baron Championship Rings is the official ring of the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame. Click here for more information regarding rings, pendants and pins. Rings and pins are for past inductees and trailblazers only; pendants are available to everyone.
Trophies Official Gift ShopBrowse a wide variety of specialty items from Trophies, the official gift shop of the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame. Trophies offers many items for men, women, and children including t-shirts, hats, basketballs, glassware, games and much more. To purchase items please call (865) 633-9000. More Information
About the Hall
Hall of HonorThe Hall of Honor is where we formally recognize the individuals who have been inducted into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame. Each inductee has helped the game of women's basketball grow, and their achievements are highlighted in this area of the Hall. List of Inductees
All American Red HeadsThe All American Red Heads played for 50 years from 1936-1986, which is still the longest running women’s professional team. The Red Heads were founded by Mr. & Mrs. C.M. Olson in Cassville, Missouri. C.M. More Information
In the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame, you can test your basketball skills on three different courts, a timed dribbling course, and a passing skills area. There is also a photo area where you can pretend to be different players throughout history.
The Eastman Statue
As you enter the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame Pat Summitt Rotunda, the first thing you see is the Eastman Statue. This 17-foot bronze statue exemplifies our mission to "honor the past, celebrate the present, and promote the future" of women's basketball. Each inductee receives a replica of this statue upon their induction into the Hall of Fame
Did You Know?
The Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame host a variety of events including proms, corporate meetings, holiday parties, birthday and anniversary parties, family reunions, weddings, and much more.. The Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame offers a unique venue to help make your event one to remember. More Information
Join Our Team
Players at every level receive numerous benefits by making the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame (WBHOF) their first round pick! Membership at the WBHOF is your fastbreak to unlimited admission to the Hall for an entire year. You can make WBHOF your first round pick by clicking here or calling the Hall at (865) 633-9000.
Purchase A Brick
The courtyard outside of the South Rotunda of the Hall of Fame, shaped like a basketball, is comprised of numerous bricks with personalized inscriptions. Many of the bricks are engraved to honor guests, inductees, and a host of others who have chosen to leave their legacy at the Hall of Fame. Call (865) 633-9000 to purchase your brick.