John Spencer Gallery of Honor Induction Set for This Sunday

COMMERCE CITY CO - (August 8 2009) - The Colorado Rapids have announced that the club will mark the newest addition into the Colorado Rapids Gallery of Honor during halftime of Colorado's match vs. Houston on Sunday August 30 2009.

Rapids former team captain John Spencer will be the next Rapids Alumni Player to be inducted into the club's hall of fame by having his name and number hung permanently inside Dick's Sporting Goods Park.

Spencer will become the 4th-ever player inducted into the Gallery of Honor joining Rapids legends Marcelo Balboa Paul Bravo and Chris Henderson to have his name forever immortalized on the North wall of Dick's Sporting Goods Park.

Spencer whose name is among the top all-time leaders in several categories for the club played with Colorado from 2001-2004 and is still remembered to this day by fans for his goal scoring prowess fierce competitiveness and fiery enthusiasm on the pitch.
To mark his induction the Rapids will also be distributing free commemorative John Spencer Gallery of Honor induction posters to the first 2000 fans into the stadium on August 30.
Spencer will hold a free postgame autograph session for fans to get their posters signed following the game inside the Cantina at Dick's Sporting Goods Park.
In conjuntion with Spencer's induction ceremony the Rapids will be hosting an event at the stadium that same day with several other Rapids Alumni players in attendance who will be there to witness the induction and also be available for fans to meet.
Tickets are still available for this event on Sunday August 30th; if you haven't purchased yours already you can do so online at's website by clicking here.