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Lawrence Taylor

Hall of Fame American Football Player Lawrence Taylor

Profession: Hall of Fame American Football Player

United States of America

Biography: Nicknamed "L.T.", he played his entire professional career as a linebacker for the New York Giants in the NFL.

Considered one of the greatest defensive players in the history of football, Taylor was named the league's Most Valuable Player in 1986.

Born: February 4, 1959
Birthplace: Williamsburg, Virginia, USA
Age: 63 years old

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aquarius

Historical Events

  • 1994-01-15 Lawrence Taylor announces his retirement from the NFL
  • 1994-10-10 NY Giants retire Lawrence Taylor's #56
  • 1995-04-02 WrestleMania XI, Hartford Civic Centre, CT: NFL linebacker Lawrence Taylor defeats Bam Bam Bigelow
  • 2011-03-22 Lawrence Taylor pleads guilty for misdemeanors of sexual misconduct and is sentenced to six years probation

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