Gale Sayers

NFL Running Back Gale Sayers

Profession: NFL Running Back

Nationality:
United States of America
American

Why Famous: Known as "The Kansas Comet", he was a running back for the Chicago Bears for seven seasons during the 1960s and early 1970s.

Born: May 30, 1943
Birthplace: Wichita, Kansas, USA
Age: 75 years old

Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Gemini

Married Life

  • 1962-06-10 NFL running back Gale Sayers (19) weds his high school sweetheart Linda McNeil
  • 1973-12-01 NFL running back Gale Sayers (30) weds second wife Ardythe Bullard

Historical Events in the Life of Gale Sayers

  • 1965-12-12 Chicago halfback Gale Sayers ties NFL record for most touchdowns in a game with 6 in 61–20 victory over San Francisco 49ers at Wrigley Field
  • 1967-01-22 17th NFL Pro Bowl, LA Memorial Coliseum: Eastern Conference beats Western Conference, 20-10; Gale Sayers, Chicago Bears, HB; Floyd Peters, Philadelphia Eagles, DT
  • 1968-01-21 18th NFL Pro Bowl, LA Memorial Coliseum: Western Conference beats Eastern Conference, 38-20; MVPs: Gale Sayers, Chicago Bears, HB; Dave Robinson, Green Bay Packers, DT
  • 1970-01-18 20th NFL Pro Bowl, LA Memorial Coliseum: Western Conference beats Eastern Conference, 16-13; MVPs: Gale Sayers, Chicago Bears, HB; George Andrie, Dallas Cowboys, DE

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