TITLE

TO KNOW LIST 5: It's an imperfect system

AUTHOR(S)
Dillon, Dennis
PUB. DATE
February 2006
SOURCE
Sporting News;2/3/2006, Vol. 230 Issue 5, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on some of the strengths and weaknesses of the voting system for selecting players who qualify for Pro Football Hall of Fame. There are several things selectors like about the process. Among them are the face-to-face discussions during the selection meeting and the fact that two Seniors Committee candidates automatically make the list of 15 finalists. But there also are some kinks in the system. Deliberation comes too late. Only the 15 finalists' merits are debated by the voters. A lot of deserving candidates on the preliminary list never get their day in court.
ACCESSION #
19524210

 

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