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Eddie LeBaron

American football player, coach, executive

Edward Wayne LeBaron, Jr. (January 7, 1930 – April 1, 2015) was an American football quarterback in the 1950s and early 1960s in the National Football League. He played for the Washington Redskins, Calgary Stampeders, and for the Dallas Cowboys.

Eddie LeBaron
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1953 Bowman Gum football card
No. 14
Position:Quarterback
Personal information
Born:(1930-01-07)January 7, 1930
San Rafael, California
Died:April 1, 2015(2015-04-01) (aged 85)
Stockton, California
Height:5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Weight:168 lb (76 kg)
Career information
High school:Oakdale (CA)
College:Pacific
NFL Draft:1950 / Round: 10 / Pick: 123
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played:134
Pass attempts:1,796
Pass completions:898
Percentage:50.0
TDINT:104–141
Passing Yards:13,399
Passer rating:61.4
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

He was added into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1980,[1] into the Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame in 2004[2] and was a charter inductee into the Sac-Joaquin Section Hall of Fame in October 2010.[3] He died on April 1, 2015.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Greatest Redskins". NFL.com. Retrieved October 20, 2013.
  2. "Hall of Fame Inductees". Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame. Retrieved October 19, 2013.
  3. "Sac-Joaquin Section announces inaugural Hall of Fame class". The Sacramento Bee. Retrieved October 19, 2013.
  4. Furillo, Andy. "Obituary: Eddie LeBaron, 85, starred at UOP and in NFL" – via Sacramento Bee.