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Located on the level 5 face in Mile High Stadium in Denver, Colorado are a series of monuments known as the Ring of Fame. Created in 1984 by the owner of the Denver Broncos, Pat Bowlen, these monuments were built to honor former players and administrators. As of 2014, the roster of members had grown from the original 4 to 27 members.


In 1984 the owner of the Denver Broncos, Pat Bowlen, ordered the construction of the Ring of Fame. At the time, the only members were Floyd Little, Rich Jackson, Lionel Taylor, and Austin "Goose" Gonsoulin. While the original members were all players, in 1985 Gerald Phipps was inducted as the first and only non-player. Phipps was owner of the team from 1961 to 1981. As of 2014, there were 27 names on the roster and all but Phipps were players.

 On the 5th facade of the Sports Authority Field at Mile High Stadium there are a line of monuments. The monuments are a series of identical pillars. Each pillar stands eight feet high and is made out of sheet steel. This metal is the same as the material that was used to build the stadium. The sheet metal has been allowed to rust in order to give them all a timeless feel.

These pillars have 3D head castes made of bronze of the person to whom they are dedicated. Under the caste is a plaque describing each individual's contributions and achievements. These are popular attractions during the day but become even more of a spectacle at night when each face is illuminated.
     

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