Former Ravens owner Art Modell

Inducted: Jan. 3, 2004 Modell purchased the Cleveland Browns for $4 million in 1961 and brought an NFL franchise back to Baltimore in 1996, when he moved the Ravens to the city. In 43 years of full ownership between the two franchises, more than half of Modell's teams made it to the playoffs. He finished his majority ownership of the Ravens in 2004, but stayed on as a minority owner in later years.
Gene Sweeney Jr., Baltimore Sun
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