MUSEUM WILL BE CLOSED STARTING APRIL 25 THROUGH MAY 18 TO PREPARE FOR THE 47TH ANNUAL INDUCTION BANQUET WEEKEND MAY 15-16.
Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed Saturday & Sunday
$4 Senior Citizens (60 and over)
Groups of 10 or more get $1 off each admission.
Torance Albert "Bo" Russell, Jr.
Class of 1979
Born: 1/23/1916 Died: 1/1/1997 Birthplace: Birmingham, AL
Torance Albert (Bo) Russell, Jr. was born January 23, 1916 in Birmingham, Alabama. In 1934, as a walk-on, he earned a football letter on Ralph Jordan's freshman Auburn team and a scholarship the following year under Jack Meagher. He reached All-Star status in 1938 as captain. His teammates chose him as their most valuable player that year. He played pro football with the Washington Redskins in 1939 and 1940. He became associated with Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company in Birmingham after serving in World War II. He coached Charlie Boswell in several golf tournaments. He passed away February 1, 1997.