Buffalo native Jim Dombrowski will be enshrined in the Polish-American Sports Hall of Fame at the 40th Anniversary Induction Banquet at the American Polish-Cultural Center in Troy, Mich., on June 13. Also elected was former World figure skating champion Elaine Zayak.
NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Brad Keselowski will receive the Hall of Fame’s Excellence in Sports Award at the banquet.
Dombrowski, who played at Williamsville South, was a unanimous All-American and two-time recipient of the Jacobs Blocking Award as a standout offensive lineman at the University of Virginia from 1982-1985.
A three-time All-Atlantic Coast Conference selection, Dombrowski also was a first team Academic All-Conference. He was the sixth overall pick by the Saints in the 1986 NFL draft and anchored the Saints’ offensive line for 11 seasons from 1986-1996. In 2008 Dombrowski was elected into the College Football Hall of Fame and in 2003 he was elected into the Saints Hall of Fame. He also is a member of the Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame.