Jim Mandich Goes Into Fins Honor Roll Saturday
MIAMI (CBSMiami.com) – The Miami Dolphins game against the Oakland Raiders will be extra special for longtime Fins fans.
During a special halftime ceremony, the Dolphins will introduce the late Jim “Mad Dog” Mandich as the team’s 22nd member of the Dolphins Honor Roll. He was selected following a vote by the Dolphins’ Hoor Roll selection committee.
Mandich died last year from bile duct cancer and was part of the organization for 40 years as a player and broadcaster. Mandich’s wife Bonnie and sons Michael, Mark, and Nick will accept the award on Jim’s behalf.
Several previous honor roll inductees are scheduled to attend the ceremony including: Don Shula, Dwight Stephenson, Larry Little, Nick Buoniconti, Larry Csonka, Paul Warfield, and Bob Griese.
In addition, prior to the game the Fins will unveil a new walk of fame at Gate C and a rededicated statue to the team’s longtime late owner, Joe Robbie.