Sam Khalifa, the highest drafted baseball player in Tucson history, stood tall a few feet from the first Tucson player to win a World Series crown, Pat Darcy.

The two stood in front of a room full of people at the Holiday Inn and told stories about Sparky Anderson, Willie Stargell and plenty of other former greats.

That was one of the many special moments Wednesday at the Pima County Sports Hall of Fame announcement news conference.

Read more about the inductees in Thursday's Arizona Daily Star.