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Former 49ers Owner Eddie DeBartolo Jr. Among Eight Selections For Pro Football HOF

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 02 / 08 / 16

Former 49ers Owner EDDIE DEBARTOLO JR . was voted into the Pro Football HOF on Saturday after falling short in "each of his three previous tries as a finalist," according to Daniel Brown of the SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS. DeBartolo was discussed for just over 50 minutes by the 46 members of the selectio...

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