It will be a celebration of the New Orleans Saints when many prominent former Saints players and a few current Saints players descend on Biloxi as part of the Third annual Saints Hall of Fame weekend on the coast.
Prior to the Biloxi Shuckers game with the Mississippi Braves on Friday, June 15 at 6:35 p.m., the New Orleans Saints and New Orleans Pelicans Experience will be outside of MGM Park from 3 p.m.-5 p.m. for families to enjoy, complete with many interactive games and activities. Children and adolescents are invited to participate, free of charge.
At 6:15 p.m., all Saints celebrities will be introduced on the field and will sign autographs for patrons during the game.
Those scheduled to attend include a pair of Pro Football Hall of Fame inductees in Rickey Jackson and William Roaf, who are also two of the four members of the Saints Ring of Honor and are in the Saints Hall of Fame.
Other Saints Hall of Fame inductees slated to attend include Jim Dombrowski, Dalton Hilliard, Tyrone Hughes, Joe Johnson, Vaughan Johnson, Michael Lewis, Mike Strachan and Derland Moore.
Additional Saints alumni expected include Chuck Commiskey of Ole Miss, Brad Edelman, Skyler Green, Larry Hardy of Jackson State, Steve Korte, Tyrone Legette, Mike McKenzie, Mel Mitchell, Derrick Lewis, Elex Price, Tom Roussel of Southern Miss, Maurice Spencer, Pierre Thomas and Emmanuel Zanders of Jackson State.
One of the two players slated for induction into the Saints Hall of Fame in 2018 will be introduced as well.
For ticket information, call (228) 233-3465 or visit www.biloxishuckers.com.
Photos of the Saints Hall of Fame Weekend in Biloxi, Miss. on Friday, July 8 and Saturday, July 9, 2016.
Photos by Michael C. Hebert. New Orleans Saints photos.