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Recently the AFA/Hall of Fame selection committee completed its annual task of reviewing personal profiles of qualified individuals nominated for induction into the Semi-Pro Football Hall of Fame as the. . . "Class of 2009". Information submitted by HOF alumni and subsequent review by the selection committee resulted in the selection of 23 people for enshrinement this year. The American Football Association is a national 501(c) (3) non-profit, tax exempt corporation in its 29th year of operation and is dedicated to the advancement of adult (semi-pro) football from coast-to-coast.
The big semi-pro football weekend will kick off with the annual AFA/HOF Alumni "Huddle" cocktail party Thursday evening.
The e nshrinement of this year's class of 23 new hall of famers will see the 29-year total number of inductees expand from 569 members to 592 members. Since the inaugural enshrinement in 1981 (including the Class of 2009) the AFA has recognized 329 players; 96 coaches; 75 executives; 25 officials; 20 pioneers; 20 media/historians; 11 trainer/equipment men; 6 associated with youth football; 5 involved with international semi-pro; 4 from the women's level; and even 1 'super fan'.
John "Johnny" Duncan - Boiling Springs, Pennsylvania - (Steve Oldt Larry Rydbom )
Glenda Cain - S. Elgin, Illinois - (Pat Sharpe)
OFFICIALS C ATEGORY:
James Kruschwitz - Gurner, Illinois - (Craig Ochoa, Paul Whiteside)
Bill Alexander - Monroe, Washington - (Wes Fisher)
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About the American Football Association: The American Football Association is a national 501(c) (3) non-profit, tax exempt corporation in its 29th year of operation and is dedicated to the advancement of adult (semi-pro) football from coast-to-coast. Our slogan is Semi Pro & Proud®. We are not affiliated with any other national semi-pro/minor league organization. The AFA, Hall of Fame, American Football News™ and AFA logo design are registered trademarks of the American Football Association. All other AFA-related trademarks are trademarks of the American Football Association. 0A