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Deion Sanders

NFL Legend Deion Sanders
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Profession: NFL Legend

United States of America

Biography: Played football primarily at cornerback, but also as a kick returner, punt returner. He won the Super Bowl with both the 49ers and the Cowboys.

He also played outfield in the MLB for the New York Yankees, the Atlanta Braves, the Cincinnati Reds and the San Francisco Giants, and participated in the 1992 World Series with the Braves.

He is the only person to hit a major league homerun and score a TD in the NFL in the same week, and the only person to play in both a World Series game and a Super Bowl.

Born: August 9, 1967
Birthplace: Fort Myers, Florida, USA
Age: 55 years old

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Leo

Married Life

  • 1999-05-21 NFL legend Deion Sanders (31) weds model Pilar Biggers in Paradise Island, Bahamas

Historical Events

  • 1989-09-10 Five days after hitting a HR for Yankees in a 12-2 win over the Mariners, MLB and NFL player Deion Sanders returns a punt 68 yards for a touchdown, his first
  • 1990-05-22 Deion Sanders becomes involved in a dispute with Chicago White Sox catcher Carlton Fisk, one of the most infamous incidents of Sanders' baseball career
  • 1990-07-17 NY Yankee Deion Sanders hits an inside park homer
  • 1991-09-24 Deion Sanders, left Braves July 31 to report to NFL Falcons, returns
  • 1992-10-11 Deion Sanders, plays for Atlanta Falcons (NFL) & Braves (Baseball)

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