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Pete Fierle, Manager - Digital Media/Communications
Pete's familiarity with the game's history is a result of spending two decades surrounded by the world's largest collection of pro football information. His many duties include overseeing the Hall's website as well as the day-to-day operation of the Ralph Wilson, Jr. Pro Football Research and Preservation Center.
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Joe Horrigan, the Hall’s Executive Vice President, is the foremost historian on the game.

When considering a name for this blog, I wanted something that was a football term – like “overtime” – but at the same time something that suggested an historical perspective like “over time.” After all, a key component of the Hall’s Mission is to preserve the Game’s history. You can also listen to me each week as I co-host “Pro Football Hall of Fame Radio on SiriusXM” from 2-4 ET every Saturday with Hall of Fame selection committee member Howard Balzer.


In a countdown to the NFL’s Centennial celebration on September 17, 2020, Pro Football Hall of Fame Archivist Jon Kendle shares unique and interesting stories starting from the league’s founding in downtown Canton to the present day. This series is featured in The Canton Repository, the Official Newspaper of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.