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Football Today in Birthdays and Deaths by Name May 20
Last Updated 12-05-2019
🏆🏈🏀Harold "Bud" Grant
-- is 92 in the year 2019 and 93 in the year 2020; b.5/20/1927 N.S.Hall of Famer, NFL Coach, NFL Wide Receiver, CFL Figure, NBA CoachMisc: only coach to win 100 games in both CFL and NFL and only member of both CFL and U.S. Pro Football Halls of Fame; led Winnipeg to 4 Grey Cup titles (1958-59,61-62) in 6 appearances, but his Minnesota Vikings lost all 4 Super Bowl attempts in 1970s; all-time rank of third in CFL wins (122) and eighth in NFL wins (168); also All-Big 10 at Minnesota in both football and basketball in late 1940s; a 3-time CFL All-Star offensive end; also member of 1950 NBA champion Minneapolis Lakers.Sports Teams: Philadelphia Eagles (player 1951-1952), Winnipeg Blue Bombers (player 1953-1956, coach 1957-1966), Minnesota Vikings (coach 1967-1983, 1985)
🏆🏈Phil Hansen -- is 51 in the year 2019 and 52 in the year 2020; b.5/20/1968
🏆🏈Leroy Kelly -- is 77 in the year 2019 and 78 in the year 2020; b.5/20/1942
Hall of Famer, NFL Runningback, WFL Figure, American
Sports Teams: Cleveland Browns (1964-1973), Chicago Fire (1974)
🏆🏈Tim Krumrie -- is 59 in the year 2019 and 60 in the year 2020; b.5/20/1960
🏆🏈Kassim Osgood -- is 39 in the year 2019 and 40 in the year 2020; b.5/20/1980
NFL Wide Receiver
🏆🏈Lawyer Tillman -- is 53 in the year 2019 and 54 in the year 2020; b.5/20/1966
NFL Wide Receiver
🏆🏈Cullen Bryant -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/20/1951 d.10/13/2009 (58)
NFL Runningback, College Football Player
Names/Places: aka William Cullen Bryant
Misc: Super Bowl XIV
Sports Teams: Los Angeles Rams
⚖🎭🏆🏈Herman Wedemeyer -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/20/1924 d.1/25/1999 (74)
Politician, Actor, College Football Player
Misc: 1940s star athlete
TV Shows: Hawaii Five-O (as Duke Lukela)
🏆🏈Billy Cannon -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/2/1937 N.S. d.5/20/2018 N.S. (80)
Hall of Famer, NFL Player, College Football Player
Misc: Heisman winner in 1959, Louisiana State University's most famous football hero; Superbowl II, 3x AFL champ
Sports Teams: Louisiana State University (LSU), Houston Oilers (1960-1963), Oakland Raiders (1964-1969), Kansas City Chiefs (1970)
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