The Inductees

William V. “Bill” Bidwill, Sr. is the current owner of the Arizona Cardinals, who, along with the Chicago Bears , are one of the two remaining charter franchises of the NFL (1920). The Cardinals have remained in the Bidwill family since Bill’s father, Charles, a prominent Chicago sports figure and member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, purchased the team in 1932…

 

TOM MONAGHAN – Although best known as the founder of Domino’s Pizza and former owner of the Detroit Tigers baseball franchise, Thomas S. Monaghan is currently devoting his attention full time to non-profit endeavors, specifically focused on underwriting Catholic higher education. He is a Catholic with a particular interest in pro-life causes and the appointment of pro-life Justices to the U.S. Supreme Court.

 

Brian Piccolo played college football at Wake Forest; his only other scholarship offer came from Wichita State. He led the nation in rushing and scoring during his senior season in 1964 and was named the Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Year, yet went unselected in the 1965 NFL draft…

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