Bobby Bell

June 16, 2016 2

Number 78 turns 76 tomorrow. Bobby Lee Bell, Jr. was born in Shelby, North Carolina, June 17, 1940.  His father, Pink Lee Bell, picked cotton…

Joe Namath

May 31, 2016 2

Broadway Joe turns 73 today.   Born in the western Pennsylvania mining town of Beaver Falls on this date in 1943, Joseph William Namath was…

Lance Alworth

April 28, 2016 2

Lance Dwight Alworth is the only player in pro football history to be elected to both the AFL and NFL All-Time Teams. Born in Houston,…

Harris and Swann

March 7, 2016 0

Happy birthday to two of the greatest players in Pittsburgh Steelers’ history. Franco Harris was born in Fort Dix, New Jersey, on this date in…

Fred Biletnikoff

February 23, 2016 2

Happy 73rd birthday to one of the greatest route runners in pro football history. Frederick S. Biletnikoff was born in Erie, Pennsylvania—a steel mill town…