LOS ANGELES MEMORIAL COLISEUM
COURT OF HONOR PLAQUES

Located at the historic Coliseum Peristyle, the plaques that comprise the Memorial Court of Honor commemorate outstanding persons or events, athletic or otherwise, that have had a definite impact upon the history, glory and growth of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.

 

The video below shows each plaque in chronological order.
To see still  images of the plaques, click on the corresponding link at the right hand column.

 Community Development Association 

 Founders 

 1932

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 William May Garland

 Contributor

 1949

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 Howard Harding Jones

 Coach

 1955

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 Knute Rockne

 Coach

 1955

 photo

 Charles Paddock

 Athlete

 1955

 photo

 Judge William M. Bowen

 Contributor

 1955

 photo

 Glenn Scobey "Pop" Warner

 Coach

 1956

 photo

 Andrew Latham "Andy" Smith

 Coach

 1956

 photo

 Paul Roy Helms

 Contributor

 1958

 photo

 Baron Pierre de Coubertin

 Contributor

 1958

 photo

 

 Henry Russel "Red" Sanders

 Coach

 1959

 photo

 

 Newel "Jeff" Cravath

 Coach

 1960

 photo

 

 Dodgers World Series

 Event

 1961

 photo

 

 Mercy Bowl

 Event

 1961

 photo

 

 Mildred "Babe"Didrickson

 Athlete

 1961

 photo

 

 Dean Bartlette Cromwell

 Coach

 1963

 photo

 

 Jesse P. Mortensen

 Athlete

 1963

 photo

 Count de Baillet-Latour

 Contributor

 1964

 photo

 

 

 

 John F. Kennedy

 Contributor/Event

 1964

 photo

 

 Billy Graham Crusade

 Event

 1965

 photo

 

 Amos Alonzo Stagg

 Coach

 1965

 photo

 

 Cardinal McIntyre & Mary's Hour

 Contributor/Event

 1966

 photo

 

 50th Anniversary of Armistice

 Event

 1969

 photo

 

 Coliseum Commission (1933-44)

 Contributors

 1970

 photo

 

 Coliseum Commission (1945-1970)

 Contributors

 1970

 photo

 William Henry Spaulding

 Coach

 1971

 photo

 Elmer "Gus" Henderson

 Coach

 1971

 photo

 

 John Jewett Garland

 Contributor

 1972

 photo

 

 

 Daniel Reeves

 Contributor

 1972

 photo

 

 

 Kenneth Washington

 Athlete

 1972

 photo

 

 

 Francis "Frank" Leahy

 Coach

 1974

 photo

 

 

 Brice Union Taylor

 Athlete

 1975

 photo

 

 

 J.D. Morgan

 Contributor

 1984

 photo

 

 

 James Cleveland "Jesse" Owens

 Athlete

 1984

 photo

 

 Israeli Olympic Athletes

 Athletes

 1984

 photo

 Coliseum Commission - 1984 Olympics

 Contributors

 1984

 photo

 

 

 Pope John Paul II

 Event

 1987

 photo

 

 

 William H. Nicholas

 Contributor

 1990

 photo

 

 W.R. "Bill" Schroeder

 Contributor

 1990

 photo

 

 Kenneth Hahn

 Contributor

 1993

 photo

 

 Pete Rozelle

 Contributor

 1998

 photo

 

 Coliseum Commission (1971-1998)
(75th Anniversary of Coliseum)

 Contributors/Event

 1998

 photo

 

 

 Earthquake Restoration

 Event

 1999

 photo

 

 Jim Murray

 Journalist

 1999

 photo

 

 

John Ferraro

Athlete/Contributor

 2000

 photo

 

 

 

 John McKay

Coach

 2001

 photo

 

 

 Coliseum Track and Field Records

 Events

2002

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 John Argue

 Contributor

2004

 photo

 

Jackie Robinson

 Athlete

2005

 photo

 Elroy "Crazy Legs" Hirsch

 Athlete

2005

 photo

 USC All-Americans (1880-2005)

 Athletes

2007

 photo

 

 

 Rams 70th Reunion

 Event

2007

  photo

 

 

 Vin Scully

 Sportscaster

 2008

  photo

 

 

 John Wooden

 Coach

 2008

  photo

 

 Walter O'Malley

 Contributor

2008

 photo

 Jerry West and Elgin Baylor

  Athletes

 2009

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Rafer Johnson  

 Athlete

 2009

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