Slide1This week’s NFL Hall of Fame induction ceremonies on August 6 mark the unofficial beginning of the 2016 football season. Since its charter class was enshrined in 1963, there have been 304 player members. This per capita map, based on where the Hall of Famers went to high school, indicates two regions of dominance. These areas are Pen-WeV-Oh, that is Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Ohio, or the early core of pro-football, and the south/midwestern states led by Mississippi and Arkansas.