Tom Benson inducted into NOLA Sports Hall of Fame

Updated: Aug. 4, 2018 at 8:14 PM CDT
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The late Tom Benson was inducted into The Greater New Orleans Sports Hall of Fame Saturday.

The longtime Saints and Pelicans owner has honored with a tribute video at the ceremony.

Benson died in March, and his wife Gayle took ownership of both teams.

Gayle accepted the aware on his behalf.

"Tom's true passions were indeed for his hometown,his Saints, and his Pelicans," Gayle said. "He took such great joy in watching the incredible fans bask in the enjoyment of Saints and Pelicans victories."

Gayle said her late husband liked to travel and tell others all about the City of New Orleans.

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