en·​shri·​nee | \ in-ˈshrī-nē How to pronounce enshrinee (audio) , -ˌshrī-ˈnē, en- How to pronounce enshrinee (audio) \

Definition of enshrinee

: a person inducted into a Hall of Fame

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Owens decision to skip the ceremony is unprecedented by an enshrinee. Geoffrey C. Arnold, OregonLive.com, "Terrell Owens won't attend Hall of Fame induction ceremony," 8 June 2018 Joining Kleinschrodt as the latest enshrinees in the Mobile Sports Hall of Fame were Don Hultz, Leon Lett, Jake Peavy, Juan Pierre and Jack Robertson. Mark Inabinett, AL.com, "Mobile Sports Hall of Fame inducts Class of 2018," 25 Apr. 2018 Dobie’s newest enshrinee to the Hall is Alisha Broussard, a mid-1990s track star. Robert Avery, Houston Chronicle, "PISD Athletics Hall of Fame family welcomes new group," 22 Apr. 2018 Joining him in Canton as Modern Era enshrinees will be linebackers Ray Lewis and Brian Urlacher, wide receiver Randy Moss and safety Brian Dawkins, according to multiple reports. Daniel Rapaport, SI.com, "Terrell Owens, Ray Lewis Lead 2018 Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2018," 3 Feb. 2018 After her playing career was done at Wisner High School, Sasser joined the coaching ranks much like Baker and Tarbutton — both enshrinees of the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame. Lamar Gafford, The Seattle Times, "Buckeye commemorates legendary coach with ultimate honor," 20 Jan. 2018 Future Hall-of-Famer Aaron Rodgers took the baton from current Canton enshrinee Brett Favre in 2008 and has won two MVPs and a Super Bowl in his nine-plus seasons as a starter. Dave Birkett, Detroit Free Press, "Detroit Lions at Green Bay Packers: No breaks, even vs. back-up QB Brett Hundley," 5 Nov. 2017 His 53.6 WAR over five full seasons and two partial ones exceeds the seven-year WAR peak score of the average Hall of Fame centerfielder (44.6) and has been surpassed by just five of the 19 enshrinees. SI.com, "6'2": Mike Trout, Los Angeles Angels, CF," 17 Aug. 2017 On Aug. 5, the presenters are featured in video presentations that introduce their respective Enshrinee during the Enshrinement Ceremony. Bob Condotta, The Seattle Times, "Seahawk Hall of Famer Kenny Easley to be presented by high school coach at induction next month," 5 July 2017

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1968, in the meaning defined above

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