Western PA's six Hall of Fame quarterbacks to be honored at Gridiron Gold event
The six native western Pennsylvanians who are Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterbacks will be honored at GRIDIRON GOLD in Pittsburgh on June 6, 2015. Presented by Neighborhood Legal Services Association (NLSA), the event will take place at the Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh. The honorary chair of the event is Art Rooney II, President, Pittsburgh Steelers. Joining Rooney in person will be Jim Kelly, Dan Marino, Joe Montana and Joe Namath along with John Unitas, Jr., and members of the George Blanda family.
“Western Pennsylvania is, as far as we know, the only region to produce six legendary, Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterbacks,” says Rooney. “This promises to be an exceptional event for sports fans in this region. I am pleased to serve as Honorary Chair and proud to support the outstanding work of NLSA in our community."
Rooney was joined by the Gridiron Gold committee on Tuesday to officially announce the event.