2011 Inductees (5)
The Ontario Sports Hall of Fame 2011 Induction Ceremony and Gala was held September 17, 2011 at the Woodbine Entertainment Complex (555 Rexdale Blvd).
Inductees for 2011 were:
- Wendel Clark , Former Toronto Maple Leaf Captain
- Ken Dryden , Former Montreal Canadiens Goalie
- Doug Gilmour , Former Toronto Maple Leaf Captain
- Cito Gaston , Former Toronto Blue Jays Manager
- Russ Howard , Former World Championship Curler
In addition to the Inductees 3 Annual Awards were presented. The "Syl Apps Award" for the Ontario Athlete of the Year was presented by Syl Apps. The recipient this year was Joey Votto. Joey Votto was unable to attend however, Richard Williams, the Reds Director of Baseball Operations accepted on his behalf.
Brian Williams, one of Canada's premier broadcasters presented the inaugural "Brian Williams Media Award" to the distinguished long time radio broadcaster at CRRB, Bill Stephenson.
Also, Sandy Hawley of horse racing fame, presented the award named in his honour for community service, to Adriano Belli, recently retired as a Toronto Argonaut football player.
The following past Inductees attended the event: Donovan Bailey, George Chuvalo, Bobby Baun, Gary Cowan, George Armstrong, Cindy Nicholas, Paul Savage, Fergie Jenkins, Brian MacFarlane, Sandy Hawley, Russ Jackson, Marlene Stewart-Streit, Johnny Bower, Dr. Ron Taylor, Sandy Air and George Samolenko.