Baltimore Ravens Ring of Honor

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The Baltimore Ravens Ring of Honor is a display encircling the field of M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, Maryland, honoring former players and personnel who have made outstanding contributions to the Baltimore Ravens and Baltimore Colts football organizations.[1]

The Ring of Honor began in 2000, with the induction of Earnest Byner. In 2002, eight former Baltimore Colts players were added, followed by the induction of then-owner Art Modell a year later. Six Ravens players have been inducted since, the most recent being Todd Heap in 2014.

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Key/Legend

Pro Football Hall of Fame finalist[2]
Inducted or Enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame[3]
Baltimore Ravens Ring of Honor Members
# Inductee Position(s) Seasons in Baltimore Date of Induction Achievements in Baltimore
21 Earnest Byner Running back, Coach 19962003 (8) November 26, 2000[4] The "tie between two cities"[5]
19 Johnny Unitas Quarterback 19561972 (17) October 20, 2002[6] 10 Pro Bowl selections, 7 All-Pro selections, 4× NFL MVP
24 Lenny Moore Halfback 19561967 (12) 7 Pro Bowl selections, 7 All-Pro selections
70 Art Donovan Defensive tackle 19531961 (9) 5 Pro Bowl selections, 4 All-Pro selections
77 Jim Parker Offensive Lineman 19571967 (11) 8 Pro Bowl selections, 10 All-Pro selections
82 Raymond Berry Wide Receiver 19551967 (13) 6 Pro Bowl selections, 5 All-Pro selections
83 Ted Hendricks Linebacker 19691973 (5) 3 Pro Bowl selections, 3 All-Pro selections
88 John Mackey Tight end 19631971 (9) 5 Pro Bowl selections, 3 All-Pro selections
89 Gino Marchetti Defensive end 19531966 (14) 11 Pro Bowl selections, 10 All-Pro selections
Art Modell Majority Owner 19962003 (8) January 3, 2004[7] Returned the NFL to Baltimore
99 Michael McCrary Defensive end 19972002 (6) October 4, 2004[8] 2 Pro Bowl selections, 1 All-Pro selection
58 Peter Boulware Linebacker 19972005 (9) November 5, 2006[9] 4 Pro Bowl selections, 1 All-Pro selection, Defensive Rookie of the Year
75 Jonathan Ogden Offensive tackle 19962007 (12) October 26, 2008[10] 11 Pro Bowl selections, 9 All-Pro selections
3 Matt Stover Placekicker 19962008 (13) November 20, 2011[11] 1 Pro Bowl selection, 1 All-Pro selection
31 Jamal Lewis Running back 20002006 (7) September 27, 2012[12] 1 Pro Bowl selection, 1 All-Pro selection, Offensive Player of the Year, 2,000-yard club
52 Ray Lewis Linebacker 19962012 (17) September 22, 2013[13] 13 Pro Bowl selections, 10 All-Pro selections, 2× Defensive Player of Year, Super Bowl MVP
86 Todd Heap Tight end 20012010 (10) September 28, 2014[14] 2 Pro Bowl selections, 1 All-Pro selection

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ravens Ring of Honor". Retrieved December 13, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Hall of Famers: Yearly Finalists". Pro Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved December 13, 2013. 
  3. ^ Pro Football "Hall of Famers by Year of Enshrinement". Pro Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved December 13, 2013. 
  4. ^ Platania, Joe (June 2, 2011). "Team Usually Wins 'Ring Of Honor' Games". Retrieved December 13, 2013. 
  5. ^ Lombardi, Tony. "Earnest Byner Needs to Remove His own Placard off Baltimore ROH". Retrieved December 13, 2013. Thank you for your recent contributions to Wikipedia. While the Wikipedia community appreciates your efforts to increase the amount of information on the site, we cannot accept sources that appear to be the original work of the editor. If the material you added can be attributed to a reliable source, you may add it back if you cite it. This increases the reputation of Wikipedia as a whole and aids in the verifiability of the article.
  6. ^ "Unitas inducted into Ravens' Ring of Honor". Baltimore, Maryland: Associated Press. October 20, 2002. Retrieved December 13, 2013. 
  7. ^ Hensley, Jamison (January 6, 2004). "Modell: I'll never forget farewell — Outgoing Ravens owner 'overwhelmed' by ovation from crowd and players". Baltimore Sun (Baltimore, Maryland). Retrieved December 13, 2013. 
  8. ^ Wilson, Aaron (October 5, 2004). "Raven's McCrary inducted into Ring of Honor". RavensInsider.com (MSN). Retrieved December 13, 2013. 
  9. ^ Baltimore Ravens News - Key West Florida's My Home[dead link]
  10. ^ "Ring Of Honor: Jonathan Ogden". Baltimore Ravens. January 31, 2011. Retrieved December 13, 2013. 
  11. ^ "Matt Stover Ring Of Honor Induction". Baltimore Ravens. November 20, 2011. Retrieved December 13, 2013. 
  12. ^ "Jamal Lewis Ring Of Honor Induction". Baltimore Ravens. September 28, 2012. Retrieved December 13, 2013. 
  13. ^ Schmuck, Peter (September 22, 2013). "Ex-Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis inducted into team's Ring of Honor: Team honors two-time Super Bowl champion at halftime of game vs. Texans". The Baltimore Sun. Retrieved December 13, 2013. 
  14. ^ Downing, Garrett. "Todd Heap Going Into Ravens Ring of Honor". BaltimoreRavens.com. Retrieved May 14, 2014. 

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