Premier Lacrosse League, Paul Rabil Issue Statements on the Passing of Jim Brown
May 19, 2023 – Premier Lacrosse League (PLL) News Release
A National Lacrosse Hall of Famer, Jim Brown’s profound impact on our sport, the PLL and communities around the world will never fade. A true lacrosse great, we’re honored to have experienced Mr. Brown’s love of lacrosse as an Advisor to the League, and advocate for our PLL Assists programs.
We are grateful to continue to honor Mr. Brown’s impact and legacy through our Premier Lacrosse League Most Valuable Player Award.
With gratitude, respect, and condolences to the Brown family, rest in peace, Jim Brown.
PLL co-founder and president, Paul Rabil, also released the following statement:
“I remember when Mr. Brown told us that lacrosse was the greatest sport ever invented by mankind. He was so loving and inspiring.
“From the very first days of professional lacrosse to the beginning of the PLL, he supported our growth. We were fortunate to have him and his wife, Monique, as advisors to the PLL, and will continue to honor Mr. Brown’s impact on the game through our Most Valuable Player Award. From the bottom of our hearts, thank you for inspiring us as athletes, doers and believers.”
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