Born: 9/17/1927 in Youngwood, Pennsylvania, USA
Cause of death: brief illness
Full name: George Frederick Blanda
Noted For: quarterback & kicker, member of the Chicago Bears (1949, 50-58), Baltimore Colts (1950), Houston Oilers (1960-66), and Oakland Raiders (1967-75). AFL Player of the Year (1961); AFC Player of the Year (1970); holds NFL records for most seasons played (26) and most games played (340); enshrined in the football Hall of Fame (1981).
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