The Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Mission is to Honor the Heroes of the Game, Preserve its History, Promote its Values and Celebrate Excellence EVERYWHERE. In this exclusive, most in depth and updated history of the President of the United States (POTUS) and Football, the Pro Football Hall of Fame presents a six-part series spanning the presidential terms from Teddy Roosevelt to Donald Trump. These men follow the principles of our mission, and recognize football as a great platform that share the Values of America, HAIL TO FOOTBALL, HAIL TO THE CHIEF.
President and CEO of the Pro Football Hall of Fame David Baker stated, “We are proud to present this series, as a service not only to the history of game of football, but to American history. At the Pro Football Hall of Fame, we know and see that the GAME is the backbone of the spirit of America, not only for the millions who have played the game or been part of it but for those who have learned from the Game’s values; Commitment, Integrity, Courage, Respect and Excellence and implemented them in their own “Game for Life.”
The series includes They Played the Game, POTUS XV Football Factoids Parts I & II, Army-Navy POTUS Must See, the “Ultimate Football Playbook” and Football Fan in Chief. Each article will uncover never before revealed nuggets will be revealed, like how George HW Bush was the first President to flip the coin at a Super Bowl. He now, with his recent coin flip at Super Bowl LI, holds the record for Super Bowl coin flips by a President with three.
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