Posts Tagged ‘Tommy McDonald’

McDonald campaigns to be Mr. Canton

There a couple of to-dos that are a must every time that you travel to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. One of them is to visit Munson’s in North Canton. The other is to talk to Hall of Fame person Tommy McDonald.

Eagles to honor 1960 championship team

The Eagles announced on Monday that they would be honoring that 1960 championship during the team’s home opener vs. the Packers with a celebration at halftime and they also unveiled 1960 kelly green throwback jerseys that the team will wear.

Tommy McDonald never fails to deliver

Hall of Fame WR Tommy McDonald has embarked on a second career as the highlight of the Pro Football Hall of Fame inductions.

‘Hello, Canton!’

NFL Network’s Rich Eisen began the 2009 Hall of Fame induction ceremony in this fashion: “Hello, Canton!”

McDonald willing to serve as speech coach

The Pro Football Hall of Fame has many traditions. The busts, the gold jackets … and taking bets on who will be the fastest to break down and cry during their induction speech. Former Eagles WR Tommy McDonald was determined not to cry when he was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1998. Although tears of laughter likely rolled down the cheeks of many Hall of Famers.

Before enshrinement, Hall of Famers busy signing

There are more than 80 members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame here for this weekend’s enshrinement festivities, almost all of them staying at the McKinley Grand Hotel in downtown Canton. Which happens to be where the NFL Auctions crew has set up shop.

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