Tag: Boo Ferriss

Polk to Speak at Ferriss Trophy Presentation

Posted on: May 02,2022

The Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum along with the Pearl River Resort and the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians is pleased to announce that Hall of Fame Baseball Coach Ron Polk will be the featured speaker at the presentation of the 2022 Ferriss Trophy.  The Ferriss Trophy is named in memory of the […]

The Museum Debuts New Entrance Film

Posted on: January 18,2017

By Rick Cleveland, Mississippi Today The Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum has a new introductory film in its newly named Gertrude C. Ford Foundation Theatre. The new, 15-minute presentation was produced through a generous grant from the Jackson-based Gertrude C. Ford Foundation. The museum, which turned 20 last July, still showed the original […]

Boo sees dream come true

Posted on: December 05,2012

Today is Boo Ferriss’s 91st birthday. Our gift: A remembrance of one of the greatest days in a great life. May 3, 2004.   It is now official: Delta St. baseball best in the country MONTGOMERY – Forty years ago, 42-year-old Boo Ferriss carved a baseball diamond out of a Delta beanfield. He had a […]


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