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Hall of Famer Tommy McDonald seeks return of championship ring

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Pro Football Hall of Famer Tommy McDonald is missing the championship ring that he won with the 1960 Philadelphia Eagles.

The 76-year-old McDonald told Ray Didinger of CSNPhilly.com that he thinks he misplaced the ring at King of Prussia Mall.

“I don’t know what happened to it,” McDonald said. “I was looking for it [last week] and realized it was gone. I thought I just misplaced it [at home], but I looked and it’s not here. I’d sure like to have it back.”

Didinger has asked anyone who has any idea where the ring is to contact him at viewfromthehall@comcast.net.

McDonald won the ring for the 1960 NFL Championship Game, in which his Eagles beat Vince Lombardi’s Green Bay Packers, 17-13. McDonald caught a 35-yard touchdown pass in the game.

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20 Responses to “Hall of Famer Tommy McDonald seeks return of championship ring”
  1. duanethomas says: Apr 1, 2011 1:05 PM

    76 year old who loses something, that’s uncommon…..I hope its returned to him, so he can continue to show the Philly football fans what a NFL championship ring looks like. 51years and counting since their last one, no wonder *eagleswin* will watch scab ball.

  2. tombradyswig says: Apr 1, 2011 1:06 PM

    how the hell do you lose your NFL champ ring at the MALL!~??!?!?!?

  3. bleedgreen says: Apr 1, 2011 1:09 PM

    I work and live within 3 miles of the KoP Mall. Maybe I should head over there and look for it.

  4. bluvayner says: Apr 1, 2011 1:13 PM

    …….and they try to say that there were fewer concussions before facemasks.

  5. heywoodjablome says: Apr 1, 2011 1:14 PM

    What a shame. I had the privilege of meeting Tommy – twice – and both times he was as friendly and generous as can be. Great man. I hope his ring turns up.

  6. lhaveprettyfeet says: Apr 1, 2011 1:18 PM

    “Dude, Where’s my ring?”

  7. fritzerland says: Apr 1, 2011 1:31 PM

    Most boring April Fool’s joke ever. FAIL.

  8. tuckercarlsonisthevoiceofreason says: Apr 1, 2011 1:35 PM

    Packers choked in that game. Typical.

  9. marvsleezy says: Apr 1, 2011 1:40 PM

    The ring is so old by now its got to be worthless, especially being from before the Superbowl era

  10. brooks07 says: Apr 1, 2011 1:54 PM

    I’m sure all of the big-hearted Eagles fans will band together to help out…..

  11. smacklayer says: Apr 1, 2011 2:18 PM

    NFL should pony up a few bucks for a no-questions-asked reward.

  12. vdaigglesfan says: Apr 1, 2011 2:18 PM

    Doesn’t that guy know how RARE eagles championships rings are! He lost the last one.

  13. mdpickles says: Apr 1, 2011 2:21 PM

    Tommy McDonald confronted me one time while getting gas. He sees my Eagles hat on and walks around the gas pump to talk football. He goes, “You look young, but believe it or not, I played for the Eagles” I said, “Yeah, I know, you’re Tommy McDonald, right?” He looked stunned someone in their 20′s knew of him. He let my try on his 1960 Championship ring and his Hall Of Fame ring and take a pic on my cell phone. He just might be the nicest guy alive, but also the most aloof ;( I hope he gets his ring back.

  14. winstonhussein says: Apr 1, 2011 2:35 PM

    Just buy William “The Refrigerator” Perry’s. Same difference.

  15. stairwayto7 says: Apr 1, 2011 3:56 PM

    Was Dez Bryant near that mall?

  16. bigbluefan1 says: Apr 1, 2011 5:07 PM

    As it is a Philly issue
    I would check andy reid he may have eaten it in error or sorry have to ask anyone know where convick was that day?

  17. oldbyrd says: Apr 1, 2011 5:17 PM

    What ever. This is a great guy. Im sure he cheerishes that ring. I would.. If someone found it do the right thing for a wonderful person, never mind Eagle football player

  18. childressrulz says: Apr 1, 2011 6:17 PM

    tuckercarlsonisthevoiceofreason says: Apr 1, 2011 1:35 PM

    Packers choked in that game. Typical.
    ____________________________
    Here we have the winner of the dumbest commenter of the week award. Nevermind that the Eagles layed on the Packer player to run the clock out so they couldn’t get another play off. If you don’;t know what you are talking about you should STFU loser! Besides how many do the Packers have now? (13)

  19. galvestontexans says: Apr 1, 2011 6:23 PM

    Hope he gets his ring back.

  20. sufferingbirdsfan says: Apr 1, 2011 6:28 PM

    Tommy’s an unbelievably nice guy in person. I hope he gets it back.

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