Miss. Sports Hall of Fame names 2011 inductees

JACKSON — The Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame has announced its Class of 2011, and it includes former Major League baseball pitcher Jeff Brantley and current Delta State baseball coach Mike Kinnison.

The six inductees were announced Tuesday at the Sports Hall of Fame Museum in Jackson. They will be enshrined as part of the 49th class on July 29-30.

The other four members of the class are women’s basketball pioneer Rita Easterling, professional baseball owner and administrator Con Maloney, former Southern Miss baseball coach Corky Palmer and Southern Miss football punter Jerrel Wilson.

Wilson will be inducted posthumously.

The Associated Press