Monday, August 19, 2013

City to Honor First Deaf NFL player

Bonnie Sloan in the NFL
A Tennessee town is honoring one of its own--the first deaf football player in the NFL. Bonnie Sloan played for the St. Louis Cardinals during the 1973 season. The City of Hendersonville, Tennessee is honoring him by declaring this coming Sunday, August 25th as Bonnie Sloan Day. City officials are inviting everyone to join them in honoring Sloan on Sunday afternoon at 3pm at the Hendersonville City Hall. Read more about Sloan in the Henderson Standard here. The video below offers more on