New Jersey Hall of Fame's 2012 nominees set

FILE - In this Sunday, Jan. 28, 1991 file photo, New York Giants coach Bill Parcells is carried on the shoulders of football players Lawrence Taylor (56) and Carl Banks (58) after defeating the Buffalo Bills 20-19 to win Super Bowl XXV in Tampa, Fla. The Giants defeated the Buffalo Bills, 20-19. Parcells has been announced as a nominee for the 2012 class of the New Jersey Hall of Fame on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011. Fifty accomplished historical figures, artists, entertainers and innovators, all with Garden State ties, are in the running this year. (AP Photo/Ed Reinke, File)

October 12, 2011 9:20:33 AM PDT
The New Jersey Hall of Fame has announced the nominees for its 2012 class: 50 accomplished historical figures, artists, entertainers and innovators, all with ties to the Garden State.