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Tom Fears
Birth: Dec. 3, 1922
Death: Jan. 4, 2000

Tom Fears was a wide receiver for the Los Angeles Rams, playing nine seasons from 1948 to 1956. During his first three seasons, he led all NFL receivers in catches and broke the league's single-season record with 77 catches in 1949. The record would be short-lived as he increased that mark to 84 during the 1950 NFL season, including a then-record 18 catches in one game against the Green Bay Packers on November 12, 1950. In 1970, Fears was recognized for his professional playing career when he was selected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. He was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, spending the final six years of his life battling the disease. (bio by: Matt Morentin) 
 
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  Luella K Fears (1923 - 2011)*
 
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Burial:
Ascension Cemetery
Lake Forest
Orange County
California, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Matt Morentin
Record added: Jun 28, 2006
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- Danny Trahan
 Added: Jan. 4, 2014

- bob tarte
 Added: Dec. 6, 2013
Happy Birthday, Mr. Fears. You were, are, and will always represent everything which is right with athletics. Thank you for the countless memories, both on and off the field, which you have and continue to provide for generations of fans, young and old. Y...(Read more)
- Anonymous
 Added: Dec. 3, 2013
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