Jon Stewart, Derek Jeter Named to New Jersey Hall of Fame | NBC Bay Area

Jon Stewart, Derek Jeter Named to New Jersey Hall of Fame



    In this file photo, television host Jon Stewart is seen on stage during a taping of "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" in New York, Wednesday Nov. 30, 2011.

    Former Yankees slugger Derek Jeter and "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart are being enshrined in New Jersey history.

    They are among the 13 with New Jersey ties being inducted into the state Hall of Fame. The selections were announced Friday.

    Other 2015 inductees include the musical group Kool & the Gang, basketball commentator Dick Vitale, writers James Fenimore Cooper and Anna Quindlen, and the late U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg.

    U.S. women's soccer captain Christie Rampone, Medal of Honor recipient Jack Jacobs, Fox Studio founder William Fox, Morgan Stanley executive Carla Harris, and philanthropists Lewis Katz and Bernard Marcus also will be honored.

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    The induction ceremony will take place Oct. 22 at Convention Hall in Asbury Park.

    The hall is housed in a mobile museum that travels the state.