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Gale Sayers, the Hall of Fame NFL runningback whose friendship with Chicago Bears teammate Brian Piccolo was memorialized in the 1971 TV movie "Brian's Song," has died at the age of 77. According ...Gale was an extraordinary man who overcame a great deal of adversity during his NFL career and life." Sayers had been weakened by dementia, which was diagnosed more than five years ago.Today is National “Slam the Scam” Day! What does that mean? We created National “Slam the Scam” Day to warn Americans about widespread phone scams where callers… March 5, 2020 • By Gail S. Ennis, Inspector General for Social Security Last U...Gale Sayers is a former NFL player known for his designation as the youngest person to ever be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.Born in 1943 in Wichita, Kansas, he played college football at the University of Kansas before being drafted by the Chicago Bears in 1965, when he was named Rookie of the Year.Brian Piccolo and Gail Sayers. Brian Piccolo (October 31, 1943 — June 16, 1970) was a professional American football player who played four years for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League (NFL). Piccolo, the same age, was a white, hard-core chatterbox and prankster who competed with Sayers for playing time in Central Catholic.1970 Topps. Gale Eugene Sayers (May 30, 1943-September 23, 2020) (RB/Return Specialist) holds the NFL rookie record for most touchdowns in a season (22), most return touchdowns in a game (2), highest career kickoff return average (30.56 yards) and is tied for most touchdowns in a single game (6). Sayers was a two-time All-American at the ...22 Copy quote. You might reduce Lombardi's coaching philosophy to a single sentence: In any game, you do the things you do best and you do them over and over and over. George Halas. Teamwork, Philosophy, Games. 19 Copy quote. Nobody whoever gave their best ever regretted it. George Halas. Best Ever. 15 Copy quote.23 thg 9, 2020 ... Bears legend Gale Sayers died Wednesday at age 77. CST.RB Gale Sayers. QB Joe Namath. WR Fred Biletnikoff. LB Chris Hanburger. ← 1964. 1966 →. The 1965 National Football League draft was held at the Summit Hotel in New York City on Saturday, November 28, 1964. [2] [3] [4] The first player selected was Tucker Frederickson, back from Auburn, by the New York Giants. [5]Gale Sayers, left, of the Chicago Bears, and Jim Brown of the Cleveland Browns appear at a press conference announcing their winning top awards in the Marlboro-Sporting News selection in the NFL ...5. 1967 Philadelphia Gale Sayers #35. Collectors looking for a budget-friendly Sayers card from early in his career should focus on his second-year card in 1967 Philadelphia. Using a cropped shot from the photograph on Sayers' rookie card, fans can own a very similar version of it for a much cheaper price.But Sayers signed with the Bears instead and in his first season, he had one of the most remarkable games in NFL history. It happened against the San Francisco 49ers at Wrigley Field on Dec. 12 ...Oct 3, 2020 · When the late Gale Sayers suffered a devastating knee injury in 1968, the procedure to repair the damage was archaic by today’s standards. With today’s arthroscopic ACL reconstructions, “he ... Gale Sayers was named to five NFL All-Pro First Teams and was a four-time NFL Pro Bowl selection, winning the Pro Bowl MVP on three occasions (1966, 1967, 1969). Gale played his entire career with the Chicago Bears (1965-1971) until it was ct short due to nagging knee injuries. Gale Sayers finished his career with 6,263 yards from scrimmage on ...Gale Sayers 10 of 15 "The Kansas Comet" was a bright and shining star that extinguished way too soon, as Gale Sayers' career was cut short due to injuries after just seven seasons.Gale Sayers 10 of 15 "The Kansas Comet" was a bright and shining star that extinguished way too soon, as Gale Sayers' career was cut short due to injuries after just seven seasons.In 1984, Gale Sayers founded the company in the Chicago area. Gale brought the same work ethic and focus on teamwork and leadership to the business world that he was so well known for as a player in the NFL. Our Mission. To foster an environment of collaboration, innovation, and dedication to the success of our team members and clients. Our VisionPSA Price Guide for 1970 Topps Football Card Values - Professional Sports Authenticator (PSA)The Kansas football team paid homage to a former Jayhawk legend with a helmet decal during Saturday's game at Baylor. Gale Sayers, a Pro Football Hall of Fame running back and former Kansas ...Chicago Bears running back Gale Sayers ties an NFL record with 6 touchdowns defeating the 49ers 65-20 in 1965. From All-Pros to MVPs and Super Bowl champions, NFL Throwback takes another deep dive ...Gale Sayers was a Pro Football Hall of Fame running back who was a Chicago Bears legend, playing for the team from 1965 to 1971. We invite you to share condolences for Gale Sayers in our Guest BooGale Sayers was a dynamic running back whose emergence in the NFL ushered in a new era of speed, agility and pass catching from the position. As a result, Gale Sayers football cards and autographed memorabilia remain incredibly popular. A two-time All-American at Kansas earned him the nickname "the Kansas Comet."Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for football cards, Gale Sayers, Chicago Bears at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!23 thg 9, 2020 ... Bears legend Gale Sayers died Wednesday at age 77. CST.Gale Sayers was known for his graceful style of running on the field. But his career was cut short by knee injuries, and years later the injuries to his brain became apparent.The month before my father’s death, Gale Sayers accepted the George S. Halas Award for most courageous player and told the crowd they had selected the wrong person for the award, that it was ...Mike Ditka remembered former Bears teammate Gale Sayers as more than just a great player. "He was a special guy, too," Ditka said of Sayers, the Bears Hall of Fame running back who died ...Gale Sayers, 'Kansas Comet' and Bears legend, dies at 77. Mike Ditka on Gale Sayers: 'He was magic'. Gale Sayers' greatness left us wanting so much more. "People who weren't even ...The Nine Tailors: With Ian Carmichael, Glyn Houston, Elizabeth Proud, Patrick Jordan. The title refers to the nine strokes of a church bell to announce the death of a man. In this adaptation of Dorothy L. Sayers's intricate, nostalgic, and atmospheric novel of the same name, Lord Peter Wimsey, stranded in a New-Year's Eve snowstorm ca. 1930 in the fens of eastern England, becomes the guest of ...2015 Panini Certified Legends Mirror Blue #10 Gale Sayers: $1.34: 2015 Panini Certified Mirror Red #110 Gale Sayers: $2.53: 2015 Panini Certified Mirror Silver #110 Gale Sayers: $1.77: 2015 Panini Gridiron Kings #164 Gale Sayers: $0.75Gale Sayers, left, of the Chicago Bears, and Jim Brown of the Cleveland Browns appear at a press conference announcing their winning top awards in the Marlboro-Sporting News selection in the NFL ...Gale Sayers was a Pro Football Hall of Fame running back who was a Chicago Bears legend, playing for the team from 1965 to 1971. We invite you to share condolences for Gale Sayers in our Guest BooBilly Dee Williams famously played Gale Sayers in "Brian's Song," the television movie about the friendship between Chicago Bears running backs Sayers and Brian Piccolo. The actor was close friends with the "Kansas Comet" through the years and tweeted his sadness Wednesday over the running back's death at 77. My heart is broken over ...WAKARUSA, Ind. (WNDU) - Football legend Gale Sayers passed away last night at his home away from home in Wakarusa. Sayers was first introduced to the Wakarusa way of life in 1966 when he was ...Mike Ditka remembered former Bears teammate Gale Sayers as more than just a great player. “He was a special guy, too,” Ditka said of Sayers, the Bears Hall of Fame running back who died ...Latest on RB Gale Sayers including news, stats, videos, highlights and more on NFL.comSayers went on to marry his second wife Ardythe Bullard on December 1, 1973. Linda McNeil was the first wife of Gale Sayers, a hall of fame running back for the Chicago Bears. Gale Sayers and Linda McNeil had been married from June 10, 1962, until their divorce in 1973. They had three children.Gale Sayers 103 yard kickoff return. 6. 3. Bears. Rosey Taylor 37 yard defensive fumble return ( Mac Percival kick) 13. 3. Steelers. John Hilton 43 yard pass from Bill Nelsen ( Mike Clark kick)It's lasted 50 years. Airing on ABC November 30, 1971, the film chronicled the brief but intense relationship between Brian Piccolo, a white player for the Chicago Bears, and Gale Sayers, who ...New Listing Gale Sayers Autographed NFL Football Chicago Bears HOF NO COA. $69.99. Free shipping. or Best Offer. Gale Sayers Signed Wilson Football JSA Certified AUTO NFL #40 Chicago Bears HOF! $100.00. $10.00 shipping. or Best Offer. GALE SAYERS - AUTOGRAPHED / SIGNED - FOOTBALL - HALL OF FAME COLLECTORS EDITION.Gale Eugene Sayers. Maintained by: Find a Grave. Originally Created by: Kyle Rodriguez. Added: 23 Sep 2020. Find a Grave Memorial ID: 215959424. Source citation. Professional Football Player. He played as both a halfback and return specialist in the National Football League (NFL). He spent seven seasons with the Chicago Bears from 1965 to 1971 ...He was the 1965 MVP after rushing for 1,544 yards in a 14-game season, which was 677 yards more than the runner-up, a Chicago Bears rookie named Gale Sayers. At that moment, Brown was the sport’s leader in single-season and career rushing yards, rushing touchdowns and total touchdowns.There's no way to reasonably discuss a list of the best running backs in football history without bringing up Gale Sayers. The legendary Chicago Bears ball carrier was a tour de force whenever he ...New Listing Gale Sayers RB Chicago Bears Autographed Riddell Throwback Mini Helmet. $64.99. 0 bids. $16.25 shipping. Ending Sep 22 at 8:16AM PDT 9d 15h. Gale Sayers Chicago Bears Signed Autograph Mini Throwback Helmet PSA DNA *91. $99.99. Free shipping.Brian's Song. Brian's Song is a 1971 ABC Movie of the Week that recounts the life of Brian Piccolo ( James Caan ), a Chicago Bears football player stricken with terminal cancer, focusing on his friendship with teammate Gale Sayers ( Billy Dee Williams ). Piccolo's and Sayers's sharply differing temperaments and racial backgrounds made them ... Tuesday marks the 50th anniversary of Brian Piccolo's death. The fullback/running back passed away due to embryonal cell carcinoma on June 16, 1970 at the age of 26 after playing four seasons with the Bears. Piccolo's valiant fight against the disease and the close friendship he developed with fellow Bears running back Gale Sayers was ...Football fans everywhere were saddened today to learn of the death of Hall of Fame running back Gale Sayers, a star for the Chicago Bears in the 1960s and '70s.Sayers was a dominant force on the ...Former Kansas football legend and Chicago Bears Hall of Fame running back Gale Sayers died after a battle with dementia at age 77 Wednesday. Also known as the "Kansas Comet," Sayers was a two-time ...New Listing Gale Sayers Signed Autographed Orange Football Jersey PSA/DNA (D. 2020) $125.00. 0 bids. $12.00 shipping. Ending Aug 8 at 6:59AM PDT 6d 5h. or Best Offer. Gale Sayers Signed Autographed Custom Jersey Chicago Bears PSA/DNA. $149.00. or Best Offer. Gale Sayers Chicago Bears Autographed Signed Jersey White HOF 77.Gale Sayers, a Kansas football legend who went on to become one of the NFL's best all-purpose running backs, died Wednesday at the age of 77, the Pro Football Hall of Fame announced. A speedy ...Jun 6, 2019. When the Bears kick off the celebration for their 100th season with a weekend-long extravaganza that begins Friday, Hall of Fame running back Gale Sayers will be in attendance despite ...A A. Gale Sayers, the dazzling and elusive running back who entered the Pro Football Hall of Fame despite the briefest of careers and whose fame extended far beyond the field for decades thanks to a friendship with a dying Chicago Bears teammate, has died. He was 77. Nicknamed "The Kansas Comet" and considered among the best open-field runners ...Sep 23, 2020. / by Dalton Johnson. 49ers. hicago Bears legend Gale Sayers died Wednesday at 77 years old after battling dementia. The Hall of Fame running back is one of the most electrifying players in football history, and his full set of skills were on display against the 49ers in what is considered the "greatest single game" in NFL history.DropCatch.com helps you secure expiring domain names.Gale Sayers played seven seasons in the NFL, all for the Bears. He was one of the most dominant players the league had ever seen and was known to be a threat on both offense and special teams.Gale Sayers was a star running back who played for the Chicago Bears from 1965 to 1972 and became the youngest player ever elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1977. He was known for his elusive style, his record-setting kickoff returns, and his friendship with Brian Piccolo. Learn more about his life, career, and achievements.Gale Sayers, who 40 years ago became the youngest player ever inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, was diagnosed with dementia four years ago, joining nearly 50 million people worldwide.CHELMSFORD - Gail O'Dea Sayers, a 44-year Chelmsford resident and a local real estate agent, died Monday, Jan. 27 in a car accident. She was 70. Born in Lowell on Jan. 13, 1933, a daughter of the lateLatest on RB Gale Sayers including news, stats, videos, highlights and more on NFL.comGale Sayers passed away at 77 on Wednesday after a long fight with dementia. The Post's Mike Vaccaro recently remembered one of his most famous moments off the field. The evening was winding …Sayers went on to marry his second wife Ardythe Bullard on December 1, 1973. Linda McNeil was the first wife of Gale Sayers, a hall of fame running back for the Chicago Bears. Gale Sayers and Linda McNeil had been married from June 10, 1962, until their divorce in 1973. They had three children.Gale Sayers played seven seasons in the NFL, all for the Bears. He was one of the most dominant players the league had ever seen and was known to be a threat on both offense and special teams.Gale Sayers burst upon the pro football scene in 1965 with the kind of impact that the sport had not felt in many years. It is difficult to imagine a more dynamic debut than the one he enjoyed as a rookie. In his first heavy pre-season action, he raced 77 yards on a punt return, 93 yards on a kickoff return, and then startled everyone with a 25 ... HIS PASSION FOR SPORTS STARTED EARLY. As a kid, NFL legend Gale Sayers ('61) played in little league football and baseball like his big brother, ...I completely re-made the video I made for Gale Sayers. Sayers is one of the most elusive runners in NFL history. Also a great returner, Sayers scored 54 touc...Sayers was an All-Pro during the first five of his seven NFL seasons (1965-71). But he was stuck on a handful of middling-to-bad Bears teams and, like Dick Butkus, another Hall of Fame teammate ...Gale Sayers is 34, athletic director of Southern Illinois University. Gale is the youngest player ever to be inducted into the Hall of Fame. With a captured heart and a voice of …Sep 23, 2020 · Gale Sayers #40 of the Chicago Bears carries the ball in a late circa 1960's NFL football game at Soldier Field in Chicago Illinois. Sayers played for the Bears from 1965-71. (Photo by Focus on ... Gale Sayers. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. Hall of Fame running back Gayle Sayers was a four-time Pro Bowler who spent his entire career with the Chicago Bears. He is widely regarded as one of the best running backs of all time and was named to the NFL's 50th, 75th, and 100th anniversary teams. He was diagnosed with dementia four years …Gale Sayers, left, of the Chicago Bears, and Jim Brown of the Cleveland Browns appear at a press conference announcing their winning top awards in the Marlboro-Sporting News selection in the NFL ...Sayers, a Chicago Bears running back who played seven seasons in the NFL from 1965 to 1972 and who remains the youngest player ever inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, passed away ...Gale Sayers Chicago Bears Autographed Signed Football HOF 77 Beckett COA . $219.99. sidsgraphs (62,762) 100%. or Best Offer. +$12.95 shipping. derosnopS. Gale Sayers Autographed Mini Football.Sep 23, 2020 · Gale Sayers, the Hall of Fame running back for the Chicago Bears, whose friendship with a dying teammate was depicted in the movie "Brian's Song," died on Wednesday, officials said. Sayers, who had been diagnosed with dementia several years ago, was 77. Known as the "Kansas Comet" for his college career at the University of Kansas, Sayers spent ... Gale Sayers: [accepting the George S. Halas award] I'd like to tell you about a guy I know, a friend of mine. His name is Brian Piccolo. And he has the heart of a giant, and that rare form of courage that allows him to kid himself and his opponent, cancer. He has a mental attitude that makes me proud to have a friend who spells out the world ...Receptions. Gale Sayers caught a career-high 7 passes during the Chicago Bears 21-16 loss against the Baltimore Colts on December 4, 1966. Rushing Attempts. Gale Sayers rushed the ball a career-high 28 times during the Chicago Bears 38-7 win against the Pittsburgh Steelers on November 9, 1969. Rushing Touchdowns. Sep 23, 2020 · Gale made this university and this world a better place. “Gale Sayers will forever have a special place in KU history. While largely recognized as one of our greatest all-time student-athletes, Gale was also a tremendous human being, a role model and an ambassador for the university long after his playing days ended. Oct 3, 2023 · Gale Sayers was the speaker at Anthony's Restaurant honoring the Roberts Dairy midget football team coached by Fred Abboud on Nov. 27, 1970. Abboud coached both Gale and his brother Roger on the ... Gale Sayers, one of the most electric NFL players of the 1960s, has died. He was 77 years old. The Pro Football Hall of Famer was a brilliant running back and returner who spent only seven years ...Gale Sayers smiles on the bench after scoring six touchdowns in a 61-20 win over the San Francisco 49ers in 1965. (Paul Cannon / Associated Press) The 49ers had come up with a special scheme to ...First Ballot Pro Football Hall of Famers. Players who are selected into the Hall of Fame in their first eligible year are a special group. A typical Hall of Famer was dominant at their position during their playing career, but First Ballot Hall of Famers separated themselves into the conversation for the best of all-time.The Pro Football Hall of Fame announced Wednesday that Wichita native and former KU star and Chicago Bears legend Gale Sayers has passed away at the age of 77.Nicknamed the "Kansas Comet ...1965 NFL Draft. Previous Season Next Season. League Champion: Green Bay Packers. AP MVP: Jim Brown. AP Rookie of the Year: Gale Sayers. Passing Leader: John Brodie, 3112 Yds. Rushing Leader: Jim Brown, 1544 Yds. Receiving Leader: Dave Parks, 1344 Yds. 1965 NFL Season.Source : Gale Sayers, Al Silverman (1972). "I Am Third". "The Lord is first, my friends are second, and I am third.". Source : Gale Sayers, Al Silverman (1972). "I Am Third". "Football is a very short-term proposition. Football really prepares you for nothing. The only thing I got out of football was the ability to work hard, and ...The NFL's 104th season begins with a preseason matchup in football's most famed city — Canton, Ohio. The Cleveland Browns will meet the New York Jets in the midst of Hall of Fame Enshrinement week, in which both teams have inductees in the 2023 Hall of Fame Class. Of the nine inductees, former Browns left tackle Joe Thomas, former Jets ...Jun 6, 2019. When the Bears kick off the celebration for their 100th season with a weekend-long extravaganza that begins Friday, Hall of Fame running back Gale Sayers will be in attendance despite ...Gale Sayers smiles on the bench after scoring six touchdowns in a 61-20 win over the San Francisco 49ers in 1965. (Paul Cannon / Associated Press) The 49ers had come up with a special scheme to ...Gale Sayers greeted by fans near the Wrigley Field ivy. Credit: Sun-Times Media file photo. The Chicago Bears played their final game at Wrigley Field in 1970, bringing to an end their nearly 50-year relationship with the stadium. The Bears began playing at Wrigley back in 1921 when the team was still the Chicago Staleys and the field was ...Today is National “Slam the Scam” Day! What does that mean? We created National “Slam the Scam” Day to warn Americans about widespread phone scams where callers… March 5, 2020 • By Gail S. Ennis, Inspector General for Social Security Last U.... Brian's Song: Directed by Buzz Kulik. With JaGale Sayers, Chicago Bears legend who was the youngest player Gale Sayers was the speaker at Anthony's Restaurant honoring the Roberts Dairy midget football team coached by Fred Abboud on Nov. 27, 1970. Abboud coached both Gale and his brother Roger on the ...19 thg 3, 2017 ... Gale Sayers, one of the greatest running backs who ever lived, has been battling dementia for years. The University of Kansas product also ... Gale Sayers SIGNED 8x10 Photo + HOF 77 INSC Chicago Bears PSA/ The 1970 Topps Gale Sayers football card is a very nice looking card. Although the set isn't as popular with collectors as those before it in the '60s, the tan backgrounds and oval-shaped image crops make for a pleasant look and feel. Collectors most often search for the O.J. Simpson rookie card but Gale Sayers is unsurprisingly very popular as ...Chicago Bears legend Gale Sayers died early Wednesday morning at 77, the Pro Football Hall of Fame announced. Sayers, a running back known as the "Kansas Comet," was drafted by the Bears in 1965 ... 23 thg 9, 2020 ... CHICAGO—Hall of Famer Gale Sayers, who made his ...

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