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DeBartolo would be 20th contributor in Canton

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01/22/2014
Class of 2014 finalist Edward DeBartolo, Jr. owned the San Francisco 49ers for 24 seasons. Under his leadership, the team reached the playoffs 16 times, won 13 division titles, and became the first NFL franchise to win five Super Bowls.

If elected on February 1, DeBartolo would join 19 others who’ve been enshrined into the Pro Football Hall of Fame under the “Contributors” category.

Bert Bell (1933-1959)
Commissioner – National Football League, 1946-1959; Team Owner – Philadelphia Eagles, 1933-1940, Pittsburgh Steelers, 1941-46

Charles Bidwill
(1933-1946)
Team Owner – Chicago Cardinals, 1933-1946

Joe Carr
(1921-1939)
President – National Football League, 1921-1939

Al Davis (1963-2011)
Team Owner – Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders, 1966-2011; Head Coach – Oakland Raiders, 1963-65; Commissioner – American Football League, 1966

Jim Finks (1964-1982,1986-1992)
Team Administrator – Minnesota Vikings, 1964-1973, Chicago Bears, 1974-1982, New Orleans Saints, 1986-1992

George Halas* (1920-1983)
Founder/Team Owner – Decatur Staleys/Chicago Staleys/Chicago Bears, 1920-1983; Head Coach – Decatur Staleys/Chicago Staleys/Chicago Bears, 1920-29, 1933-1942, 1946-1955, 1958-1967; Co-Founder – National Football League, 1920

Lamar Hunt (1960-2006)
Co-Founder – American Football League, 1959; Team Owner – Dallas Texans/Kansas City Chiefs, 1960-2006

Curly Lambeau* (1919-1953)
Team Founder/Coach/General Manager – Green Bay Packers, 1919-1949; Head Coach – Chicago Cardinals, 1950-51, Washington Redskins, 1952-53

Tim Mara (1925-1959)
Founder/Team Owner – New York Giants, 1925-1959

Wellington Mara (1937-2005)
Team Administrator/Team Owner – New York Giants, 1937-2005

George Preston Marshall
(1932-1969)
Founder/Team Owner – Boston Braves/Boston Redskins/ Washington Redskins, 1932-1969

Hugh “Shorty” Ray (1938-1952)
Technical Advisor on Rules, Supervisor of Officials – National Football League, 1938-1952

Dan Reeves (1941-1971)
Team Owner – Cleveland/Los Angeles Rams, 1941-1971

Art Rooney
(1933-1988)
Founder/Team Owner – Pittsburgh Pirates/Steelers, 1933-1988

Dan Rooney (1955-present)
Team Administrator/Team Owner – Pittsburgh Steelers, 1955-present

Pete Rozelle
(1960-1989)
Commissioner – National Football League, 1960-1989

Ed Sabol (1964-1995)
Founder/President/Chairman – NFL Films, 1964-1995

Tex Schramm
(1947-1956, 1960-1990)
Team Administrator – Los Angeles Rams, 1947-1956, Dallas Cowboys, 1960-1989; President/CEO – World League of American Football, 1989-1990

Ralph Wilson, Jr. (1960-present)
Founder/Owner – Buffalo Bills, 1960-present

* Also noted under coaches list, and players list.


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