the player has to be retired for five years, before being eligible for Hall of Fame.
Hall of Fame by The Script? Yes you can
The Dallas Cowboys great was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame by a panel of sportswriters in February. He will be formally inducted on Saturday, Aug. 7 during Hall of Fame Weekend activities. The Cowboys will play the Cincinnati Bengals in the annual Hall of Fame Game on Sunday, Aug. 8.
Jim Thorpe. Thorpe won gold at the 1912 Games in Stockholm, played in the World Series with the New York Giants in 1917, and was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1963.
Just one season of playing. But they have to wait five years after retirement to be eligible.
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Former Suns players now in the Hall of Fame are Connie Hawkins (1969-1973), Gail Goodrich (1968-1970), and Charles Barkley (1992-1996). Former majority owner Jerry Colangelo is also in the Hall of Fame and the Gorilla is in the Mascot Hall of Fame.
Currently Hall is a member of the Washington Redskins. (10/24/09)