Hall of Famer THURMAN THOMAS will be at the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday, June 10 for the Hall’s third “Gold Jacket Saturday” of 2017. Fans will have the opportunity to meet Thomas and take a photo with the Hall of Fame running back. The event is included in the price of admission.
The meet and greet portion of the event is open to all guests who purchase admission into the museum on a first-come, first-served basis. Spaces will be limited due to time constraints and only guests with wristbands will be permitted in for the photo-op. Wristbands for the event will be handed out at the Hall of Fame Box Office beginning at 9 a.m. A professional photographer will be taking pictures that can be purchased or fans may take a photo with their personal cell phone or camera. Autographs are not permitted.
All Hall of Fame Members are invited to attend a private, pre-event, Gold Jacket Chalk Talk with Thomas at 10 a.m. that day. Members will get an intimate glimpse into the life and career of Thomas during the exclusive session. The Chalk Talk is limited to the first 100 members who RSVP with preregistration closing Wednesday, June 7 at noon. Members will then be admitted first into the meet and greet session at 11 a.m. Additionally, they will receive a free professionally printed picture of their experience after the event.
Pro Football Hall of Fame memberships begin at $30 a year and are available at a variety of price points. Memberships include complimentary admission to the Hall of Fame, free parking, personalized membership card and a discount at the Hall of Fame Store. For those interested in purchasing a membership, please visit www.profootballhof.com/memberships/ for a more extensive list of benefits and pricing.
Thomas, a standout at Oklahoma State, was selected in the second round of the 1988 NFL Draft by the Buffalo Bills. He led the NFL in total yards from the scrimmage an NFL record four times. The league’s Most Valuable Player in 1991, Thomas rushed for 1,000 yards in eight consecutive seasons. Thomas played 12 seasons with the Bills and one final year in 2000 with the Miami Dolphins. He finished his career with 12,074 rushing yards and 16,532 all-purpose yards. A five-time Pro Bowler, Thomas was also All-AFC First Team from 1989-1993 and All-AFC Second Team in 1994.
DAN HAMPTON will be featured on July 8 as the fourth “Gold Jacket Saturday” of 2017.
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