2015

Allan H. (Bud) Selig

 

 

 

2014

Frank Deford
Wayne Embry

2013

Lonnie Ali

2012

Val Ackerman
Bob Beamon

2011

Nancy Hogshead-Makar

2010

Nelson Mandela
John Carlos
Tommie Smith

2009

Anita Defrantz

2008

Danny Wuerffel
Billy Mills

2007

Dr. Roscoe C. Brown Jr.
Col. Lawrence Roberts (posthumously)

2006

Thomas “Satch” Sanders

2005

Richard DeVos

2004

Jackie Robinson
Rachel Robinson

2003

Jackie Joyner-Kersee

2002

Julius Erving

2001

Lee Elder

2000

Muhammad Ali

1999

Nancy Lieberman
Eddie Robinson
Dean Smith