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ARKANSAS SPORTS HALL OF FAME: Columnist Wally Hall relates to Arkansans because he is one

By Bob Holt

This article was published March 3, 2017 at 4:30 a.m.

In his almost 40 years with the Arkansas Democrat and Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Wally Hall has been a columnist since 1979 and sports editor since 1981. During that time, he has covered 32 Final Fours and 28 Kentucky Derbys and was president of the Football Writers Association of America in 2003.

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Sports Editor Wally Hall (right), seen with Arkansas football Coach Bret Bielema in 2013, will be inducted into the Arkansas...

Arkansas native Wally Hall didn’t enjoy his time in New York working for United Press International, lasting only six months in 1975 before returning ...

Wally Hall (right) became the sports editor at the Arkansas Democrat in 1979, where he covered the last six years of Eddie Sutton’s tenure with the Ar...

Wally Hall left Little Rock for the Big Apple in 1975.

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Sports Editor Wally Hall (right), seen with Arkansas football Coach Bret Bielema in 2013, will be inducted into the Arkansas...

Arkansas native Wally Hall didn’t enjoy his time in New York working for United Press International, lasting only six months in 1975 before returning ...

Wally Hall (right) became the sports editor at the Arkansas Democrat in 1979, where he covered the last six years of Eddie Sutton’s tenure with the Ar...

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shieldknight76 says... March 3, 2017 at 8:05 a.m.

I guess we are so hard up for good sports writers in this state that this clown makes it in. Have never gained any insight from- or been impressed by - Hall's work.

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YoungHog says... March 3, 2017 at 12:41 p.m.

Wally is low budget writing skills at best.. However if there its based on tenure.. Hand him the gavel until he is retired..

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ASD68342008 says... March 3, 2017 at 3:37 p.m.

it appears:
longevity = hall of fame

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