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George Blanda

AKA George Frederick Blanda

Born: 17-Sep-1927
Birthplace: Youngwood, PA
Died: 27-Sep-2010
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Football

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Football hall-of-famer played 340 games

Longest career of any NFL player, at 26 years.

Father: Michael Blanda (coal miner)
Wife: Betty Harris (m. 17-Dec-1949, eleven children)

    High School: Youngwood High School, Youngwood, PA
    University: BA, University of Kentucky (1948)

    Associated Press Athlete of the Year (male) 1970
    Walter Payton Man of the Year 1974
    Pro Football Hall of Fame 1981
    Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1989

    SPORTS FRANCHISE HISTORY
    Oakland Raiders QB (1967-75)
    Houston Oilers (1960-66)
    Chicago Bears (1950-58)
    Baltimore Colts (1950)
    Chicago Bears (1949)


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