Memorial Court of Honor

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.

Community Development AssociationFounders1932Photo
William May GarlandContributor1949Photo
Howard Harding JonesCoach1955Photo
Knute RockneCoach1955Photo
Charles PaddockAthlete1955Photo
Judge William M. BowenContributor1955Photo
Glenn Scobey “Pop” WarnerCoach1956Photo
Andre Latham “Andy” SmithCoach1956Photo
Paul Hoy HelmsContributor1958Photo
Baron Pierre de CoubertinContributor1958Photo
Henry Russel “Red” SandersCoach1959Photo
Newel “Jeff” CravathCoach1960Photo
Dodgers World SeriesEvent1961Photo
Mercy BowlEvent1961Photo
Mildred “Babe”DidricksonAthlete1961Photo
Dean Bartlette CromwellCoach1963Photo
Jesse P. MortensenAthlete1963Photo
Count de Baillet-LatourContributor1964Photo
John F. KennedyContributor/Event1964Photo
Billy Graham CrusadeEvent1965Photo
Amos Alonzo StaggCoach1965Photo
Cardinal McIntyre & Mary’s HourContributor/Event1966Photo
50th Anniversary of ArmisticeEvent1969Photo
Coliseum Commission (1933-44)Contributors1970Photo
Coliseum Commission (1945-1970)Contributors1970Photo
William Henry SpauldingCoach1971Photo
Elmer “Gus” HendersonCoach1971Photo
John Jewett GarlandContributor1972Photo
Daniel ReevesContributor1972Photo
Kenneth WashingtonAthlete1972Photo
Francis “Frank” LeahyCoach1974Photo
Brice Union TaylorAthlete1975Photo
J.D. MorganContributor1984Photo
James Cleveland “Jesse” OwensAthlete1984Photo
Israeli Olympic AthletesAthletes1984Photo
Coliseum Commission – 1984 OlympicsContributors1984Photo
Pope John Paul IIEvent1987Photo
William H. NicholasContributor1990Photo
W.R. “Bill” SchroederContributor1990Photo
Kenneth HahnContributor1993Photo
Pete RozelleContributor1998Photo
Coliseum Commission (1971-1998) (75th Anniversary of Coliseum)Contributors/Event1998Photo
Earthquake RestorationEvent1999Photo
Jim MurrayJournalist1999Photo
John FerraroAthlete/Contributor2000Photo
John McKayCoach2001Photo
Coliseum Track and Field RecordsEvents2002Photo
John ArgueContributor2004Photo
Jackie RobinsonAthlete2005Photo
Elroy “Crazy Legs” HirschAthlete2005Photo
USC All-Americans (1880-2005)Athletes2007Photo
Rams 70th ReunionEvent2007Photo
Vin ScullySportscaster2008Photo
John WoodenCoach2008Photo
Walter O’MalleyContributor2008Photo
Jerry West and Elgin BaylorAthletes2009Photo
Rafer JohnsonAthlete2009Photo
Nelson MandelaContributor2014Photo
Anita DeFrantzAthlete2017Photo
Joan Benoit SamuelsonAthlete2017Photo