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Brown, Lombardi, five others inducted into Hall

Updated: July 25, 2001, 5:41 PM ET
By Larry Schwartz | Special to ESPN.com

July 31, 1971

The men generally considered the best running back and the greatest coach in NFL history are among the seven inductees into the Pro Football of Fame.

Former Cleveland Browns running back Jim Brown, who led the NFL in rushing in eight of his nine seasons, is striking in a white knit jump suit. He is more humble than many had reason to expect of a critic of pro football's leaders. After citing the people who helped him the most, including his mother and friends, ...

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