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The Hall speaker series to feature Andre Tippett

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Foxborough, Mass. - Legendary Pro Football and Patriots Hall of Famer Andre Tippett will be the next speaker in The Hall at Patriot Place presented by Raytheon Speaker Series. The event will take place in the Raytheon Theater at The Hall on Friday, July 24 at 6:30 p.m.

Always a fan favorite, Tippett played linebacker for the Patriots from 1982-1993 and was selected to five Pro Bowls during his celebrated career. From 1984-85, he recorded the highest two-season sack total by a linebacker in NFL history, totaling 35.0 sacks over the two seasons. Tippett currently holds the Patriots' franchise record with 100 career sacks, and owns the top three single-season sack performances in Patriots history (18.5 in 1984, 16.5 in 1985 and 12.5 in 1987).

After retiring from the playing field, Tippett served as the Assistant Director of Pro Scouting for the Patriots, and currently works as the New England Patriots Executive Director of Community Affairs. He was inducted into the Patriots Hall of Fame in 1999, and received the ultimate honor of being elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2008. Tippett will address attendees in the Raytheon Theater about his long career with the New England Patriots and his Hall of Fame induction, as well as take questions from the audience.

Tickets for the Speaker Series event featuring Andre Tippett are $25 per person and the ticket price includes admission to The Hall and an autograph opportunity. Tickets are limited and can be purchased online at TheHallatPatriotPlace.com, at the ticket window at The Hall at Patriot Place presented by Raytheon, located at Patriot Place in Foxborough, Mass., or by calling Ticketmaster at 866-995-2456.

ABOUT THE HALL AT PATRIOT PLACE PRESENTED BY RAYTHEON
The Hall at Patriot Place presented by Raytheon is the crown jewel of Patriot Place and the only sports and education experience of its kind. Through a dazzling array of interactive multimedia exhibits and artifacts never before viewable by the public, The Hall at Patriot Place presented by Raytheon showcases the tradition of the New England Patriots, explores the history of football in New England, and promotes math and science education for thousands of schoolchildren each year. In 2009, The Hall received a Gold MUSE Award from the American Association of Museums and The Hall's signature film, "Patriots Way," won a CINE Golden Eagle Award. The Hall was named to Boston Globe Magazine's Best of the New, and was a Yankee magazine Editor's Choice recommendation. For more information, please visit www.thehallatpatriotplace.com.

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