Alaska Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2019 announced

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FAIRBANKS, Alaska - The 2019 class of the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame has been announced, and a former Major League Baseball Player and an Olympic Bronze Medalist are the headliners for the newest class.
Juneau's Chad Bentz, who made his debut as a pitcher for the Montreal Expos in 2004, was only the second person to play Major League Baseball after being born without one of his hands.
The Lefty pitched 40 career major league games as part of the Expos in 2004 and the Marlins in 2005, more appearances than any other player from Alaska.
The third Alaskan to ever make the major leagues is also the only one with a base hit.
Joining him will be former Olympic Trap Shooter Corey Cogdell-Unrein.
She is a two time Bronze Medalist and three time Olympian.
She defeated the heavily-favored defending World Champion in Spain in 2016 and is continuing her impressive career by competing in a Trap Mixed team, a new event that will be added to the Olympics in 2020.
Besides the two people inducted this year, a moment and an event will also be recognized.
The Moment will be Kodiak Basketball's upset over East Anchorage in the 2001 State Championship game and the event will be the Alaska Run for Women, a fundraiser held every year in Southcentral Alaska.
In the past 25 years they have raised $3.5 million.