Professional Football Researchers Association

The Professional Football Researchers Association (PFRA) is an organization of researchers whose mission is to preserve and, in some cases, reconstruct professional football history. It was founded on June 22, 1979 in Canton, Ohio by writer/historian Bob Carroll and six other football researchers and is currently headed by executive director Ken Crippen. Membership in the organization consists of some of the world's foremost historians and authors.

The PFRA publishes books and a bimonthly magazine, The Coffin Corner, devoted to topics in professional football history. The organization also gives out awards each year for outstanding achievement in the field of football research.

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Professional Football Researchers Association - Nelson Ross Award
... Ross Award is presented annually by the PFRA for "outstanding achievement in pro football research and historiography." Past winners include 2010 - Kate Buford, for her book ... Steve Brainerd, and Tod Maher, for their book Minor League Football, 1960-1985 2001 - William J ... Paul Reeths, for his book "The USFL Chronicle" 1999 - Joe Ziemba, for his book When Football Was Football The Chicago Cardinals and the Birth of the ...

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