Billy Sullivan, the late Patriots owner, served as Lamar's Hall of Fame presenter in 1972.
Lamar's presence on the pro football scene has been a big part of the sport's success.
Lamar delivered his Hall of Fame induction speech on July 29, 1972.
Lamar and Hall of Fame coach Hank Stram guided the Chiefs to great success that included the best record in the 10-year history of the AFL, a win in Super Bowl IV, and multiple division titles.
Lamar Hunt was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame just days before his 40th birthday.
Lamar chats with the Bears' George Halas.
For the good of the AFL, Lamar moved his team from Dallas to Kansas City in 1963.
Lamar's idea grew into the formation of the American Football League. After 10 seasons, the AFL merged with the National Football League.
Lamar with Steelers' late owner Art Rooney during a Hall of Fame weekend in the 1970s.
Lamar Hunt's Hall of Fame mural.
Lamar Hunt's bronze bust.
The trophy awarded to the AFC champions has been known as the Lamar Hunt Trophy since 1984.