Minor league team jerseys honor Jerome Bettis’s HOF induction
The State College (Penn.) Spikes are honoring Pittsburgh Steelers legend Jerome Bettis and his induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame by wearing special gold jacket uniforms on Sunday.
Bettis finally made it into the Hall this year after being a finalist in every vote since 2011, with a 12-year career that saw him win a Super Bowl and accrue 13,662 rushing yards, good for sixth on the NFL's all-time list.
In addition to the jerseys, the Spikes will be handing out bobbleheads of Bettis wearing a gold jacket and standing atop a bus to the first 1,000 fans.
Those at the game will be able to bid on the jerseys, with the winner receiving the special edition uniforms directly from the players at the end of the night.