Associated Press photos of Danny Abramowicz with the New Orleans Saints.
Former New Orleans Saints star wide receiver, broadcaster and assistant coach Danny Abramowicz will appear at the Saints Hall of Fame Museum on Sunday, Jan. 13 from 1:30 pm-2:50 pm, prior to the New Orleans Saints playing in the Divisional Round of the NFC Playoffs.
Abramowicz was a 17th-round draft pick out of Xavier of Ohio in the 1967 draft. He made the team against all odds and played for New Orleans from 1967-73.
Abramowicz led the NFL in receptions in 1969 with 73 and was the first receiver in franchise history with over 1,000 yards receiving in a season, totaling 1,015 that year, third in the league.
Abramowicz was named first team All-Pro by the Associated Press in 1969. In seven seasons with the Saints, Abramowicz caught 309 passes for 4,875 yards and 37 touchdowns. He went on to play one season for San Francisco.
Abramowicz was an inaugural inductee, along with Archie Manning, into the Saints Hall of Fame in 1988. He was inducted into the Xavier Hall of Fame in 1981, the Greater New Orleans Sports Hall of Fame in 1984, the National Polish-American Sports Hall of Fame in 1992 and the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame in 1992.
Upon his retirement, Abramowicz remained in the New Orleans area and became color analyst on New Orleans Saints radio broadcasts with Wayne Mack. Later, Abramowicz was hired as offensive coordinator of the Saints by Mike Ditka, serving in that capacity from 1997-99.
Abramowicz will be available for pictures and autographs.
All holding tickets to the game will be admitted free on game day.
The Saints Hall of Fame Museum is open for two hours prior to each Saints home games and for 45 minutes following each home game.
The museum is available by appointment weekdays between 9 am-2 pm by appointment at a cost of $10 for adults, $5 for seniors (60 and over), children 12 and under and military. Groups of 10 or more are $5 per person as well.