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What happened to the World Sports Humanitarian Hall of Fame?

Posted: 3:59 PM, Jan 03, 2020
Updated: 2020-01-03 18:26:42-05

BOISE, Idaho — The Famous Idaho Potato Bowl used to be the Humanitarian Bowl, getting it's name from the World Sports Humanitarian Hall of Fame that was located in Boise. It was first located on eighth street, and then moved over to Boise State.

But what happened to it?

One of the founders of the hall, Myron Finkbeiner told Six On Your Side that when former Boise State Athletic Director Gene Bleymaier took a job st San Jose State, there were thoughts of moving the Humanitarian Hall of Fame to Northern California. According to Finkbeiner, the individual with the resources to make it happen died, and nothing developed.

The Hall which includes memorabilia from inductees such as Julius Erving, Steve Young, and Edgar Martinez remains locked up in a warehouse in Santa Clara County, California.