I was at the enshrinement ceremony in 1972 . I remember it like yesterday and really enjoyed it. To look back on my fathers career and see all of his accomplishments is a proud moment for me. Years later my family and friends can look at his life and understand what it means too me and my family. My dad loved the game and trained hard to be ready every year. You knew where to find him every morning at 5:15 on the track. He did this until his health cut his training short. After he could not run he walked, this is why he lived as long as he did. My father truly loved the game and enjoyed sharing it with others.
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I was just born when my father was traded for 9 players back in 1958. Ollie Matson was my father. Seeing this just brought back memories given that its is black history month> I respect what he went through in oder to pave the way for all future NFL player that would follow.
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