Emlen Lewis Tunnell was the first black player ever elected to Football’s Hall Of Fame in 1967. He played Defensive Back for both the New York Giants (1948 – ’58) and the Green Bay Packers (1959 – ’61). During his New York stay he was an 8 time All-Pro selection and a member of a NFL Championship Team (1956). He also was voted to the 50’s All-Decade Team. With Green Bay he was a member of a NFL Championship Team (1961). Em Tunnell was voted to the NFLs 50th Anniversary All-Time Team.