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AAL President Jack Bowman Passes Away

April 27, 2019 - American Arena League (AAL) News Release

On Saturday morning AAL CEO, Tony Zefiretto announced, "It is with a heavy heart to share; late last night, AAL President, Jack Bowman passed away." For most of the last seven months, Jack was confined to a hospital bed as he battled to recover from a variety of illnesses. He fought to the very end.

Elected into the Minor League Football Hall of Fame in 2002, Jack is an "Icon" within the arena/indoor football industry. He will always be remembered for his commitment to the sport and as a friend to the tens of thousands of people he touched.

All future American Arena League Championships will be played for the Jack Bowman Trophy.

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