**HONORARY BILLS ALUMNI MEMBER
Edward "Abe" Abramoski served as Head Athletic Trainer for the
Buffalo Bills in the American Football League and the NFL for a total of
37 years. Prior to his stint in Buffalo, he was an athletic trainer at
the University of Detroit, the Detroit Lions, and the United States
Military Academy, and has long been recognized as a pioneer athletic
trainer in American Professional Football.
His service to the Bills and
the City of Buffalo was formally recognized in 1999 with the inclusion
of his name on the Wall of Fame at Ralph Wilson Stadium, home of the
He is a member of the Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame (1996),
a recipient of the Buffalo Bills Alumni Association Appreciation Award
(1990,1994), and a member of the Niagara Frontier for Distinguished
Achievements in Sports.
Abe was inducted into the NATA Hall of Fame in
1986. A frequent volunteer for the New York State Special Olympics and
was instrumental in establishing a means for all athletes in Western New
York High Schools receiving services from athletic trainers.