Hall of Fame Blogs

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.
Last Post: Throwback Thursday: 1980s - 6/12/2014



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.


Saleem Choudhry - Researcher
Saleem spends his days gathering, interpreting, and disseminating information about the game of pro football. He now shares in his blog some of the more unique stories and facts that he has uncovered while working with the Hall’s vast collection of more than 18 million pages of documents.
Last Post: Hardly predictable - 12/9/2011


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.

Last Post: Putting the “Special” in Teams - 5/22/2018


Joe DeLamielleure, Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2003
Hall of Fame guard Joe DeLamielleure is ranked among the finest players ever to step on an NFL field. He earned his place in history by leading the way for many great runners. This summer, he will once again be leading the way as he covers 213 miles during his Pounding the Pavement for Prosthetics Walk to Canton.

Last Post: We made it! - 7/20/2013


David Baker, President
Dave has great respect for today’s game as well as the NFL’s rich tradition and heritage. However, he is most passionate about how the traits and characteristics needed to excel in football are the same qualities that make all individuals, communities, and America strong.
Last Post: This month's MVP - 4/1/2014