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Mike McCormack

The Panthers Hall of Honor began on September 21, 1997, when former team president Mike McCormack became the first inductee.

While McCormack's NFL career spanned five decades and a number of teams, he may have left his most indelible mark on the Panthers. Starting as a consultant in 1989, McCormack helped the Panthers ownership group lobby the NFL early in the process, and after the Panthers landed the franchise by a unanimous vote in October 1993, McCormack was the team's first general manager before being named president.

McCormack retired in 1997 after the Panthers put together the best two initial seasons by an expansion franchise in NFL history, posting seven wins in 1995 and 12 wins with a division title in 1996.