Profession: NFL Running Back
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.
- 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
- 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