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Gold Jacket Joe Gibbs Nominated For NASCAR Hall Of Fame

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03/11/2017

Pro Football Hall of Fame coach Joe Gibbs is among 20 nominees for the 2018 NASCAR Hall of Fame class. Gibbs could enter his second major sports as a Hall of Famer in NASCAR.

Gibbs is one of five new nominees who joined the 15 people who didn't get selected last year. The others are Bobby Labonte, Davey Allison, Red Farmer and Roger Penske.

According to TheXRadio.com, the voting panel will meet May 24, with each panelist voting for five nominees. The five with the most votes earn spots in what will be the ninth NASCAR Hall of Fame class.

Excluding Football Halls of Fame; College, Canadian and Black, here are other Halls of Fame that Pro Football Hall of Famers have been elected to or nominated for:

Robert Cal Hubbard - Baseball Hall of Fame
Jim Brown National - Lacrosse Hall of Fame
Les Richter - Semifinalist NASCAR Hall of Fame
Lamar Hunt - National Soccer and Tennis Halls of Fame 

The former Washington Redskins coach with three Super Bowl titles has won 140 Cup races as an owner and four NASCAR Cup titles -- two championships with Tony Stewart, one with Kyle Busch and one with Labonte.

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