fan on a three-day visit to HOF
10, 2003 - Most visitors to the Pro Football Hall of Fame attempt
to take in everything at the 83,000-square football facility in Canton,
Ohio in one day.
the Hall of Fame, often times a diehard football fan will lament, "I need
to spend days here to see it all!"
what one such dedicated visitor is doing. Thad Stevens of Federal Way,
Washington has traveled to Canton during a week-long vacation and is spending
three days at the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
is my primary passion," stated the 69-year-old Seattle Seahawks fan
who admits he loves all sports. He has been thinking about this trip ever
since the Pro Football Hall of Fame opened 40 years ago in 1963.
decided to make the trek when he realized he hadn't been on a vacation
for some time. So, he journeyed east by himself to get a much needed break.
Stevens is retired from the restaurant business but currently works in
security at U.S. Bank in Seattle.
just unbelievable," he responded after touring about one-tenth of
the museum on Thursday.
return to the Hall of Fame again Friday and on Saturday before flying
home on Sunday.