ORCHARD PARK, NY - NOVEMBER 6: Ralph Wilson makes an appearance on the playing field before the Buffalo Bills NFL game against the New York Jets at Ralph Wilson Stadium on November 6, 2011 in Orchard Park, New York. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)
Ralph Wilson, the 93-year-old owner of the Buffalo Bills, was hospitalized on Thursday for an undisclosed ailment. A team spokesman said he is in good condition.
Buffalo Bills owner Ralph C. Wilson Jr. has been hospitalized, according to a BuffaloNews.com report. A team official with information on the situation says that Wilson has been listed in good condition.
Wilson, who has owned the Bills since their inception and was one of the founding owners of the American Football League, had surgery last spring after falling in his home and breaking his hip. He has had difficulty traveling of late, even to home games -- he attended just one Bills game last season, a home contest against the New York Jets. Since founding the franchise in 1960, Wilson has regularly attended Buffalo's games both at home -- in the stadium that bears his name -- and also on the road.
The 93-year-old's most recent public appearance came earlier this month at the Pro Football Hall of Fame ceremonies in Canton, Ohio, where a new research and preservation center was named in his honor. Wilson donated $2.5 million toward the building of the 10,000-square-foot facility, which houses more than 20 million documents and 3 million photographic images.
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