Historian: How Pre-’63 Seniors Could Help Hall Celebrate 60th Anniversary

(EDITOR’S NOTE: To listen to John Turney, click on the following link: Ep 99: HOF Senior Pool and Early Look At 2023 Class With John Turney | Spreaker)

Like the Hall’s board of selectors, NFL historian John Turney of Pro Football Journal supports the expansion of senior finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

At the moment, there is one per year through 2024. However, a majority of the board’s 49 voters last month told Hall president Jim Porter they’d like that changed – with an increase to two per annum suggested – and Porter seemed receptive. In fact, he said he would take that message to Canton’s board of directors, hoping it could implement the change as soon as 2023.


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