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.READ MORE: Amber Alert Issued for 9-Year-Old Aniya Arcia
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.READ MORE: Pedestrian Killed While Crossing I-75
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.MORE NEWS: Goodwill Ambassador Volunteers Get Specialized Training Ahead Of Miami Beach's Busy Holiday Weekend
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.