TITLE

WHAT'S THE DEAL WITH . . . Voting for the Pro Football Hall of Fame?

AUTHOR(S)
Dillon, Dennis
PUB. DATE
February 2006
SOURCE
Sporting News;2/3/2006, Vol. 230 Issue 5, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on criteria to select football players for the Hall of Fame. The person must have been connected with pro football in some capacity--and betting on it doesn't count. Anyone can nominate a candidate by writing to the Hall of Fame, but the Hall's director assures that minimum criteria are met before candidates are placed on each year's ballot. To be eligible, a player must be in retirement for at least five years and a coach simply needs to be retired. Baseball's Hall of Fame has more voters than the House of Representatives has seats.
ACCESSION #
19524237

 

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