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Charlie "Tinker" Leigh, Sr
Birth: Oct. 29, 1945
Halifax
Halifax County
Virginia, USA
Death: Oct. 26, 2006
Albany
Albany County
New York, USA

Professional Football Player. He was a running back in the National Football League for six seasons (1968 to 1969, 1971 to 1974) with the Cleveland Browns, Miami Dolphins and Green Bay Packers. He was a member of two Super Bowl Championship teams (1973 and 1974 Dolphins). During the 1972 season, in which the Dolphins were a perfect 14 and 0 (17 and 0 including post season games), Leigh was primarily used as a return specialist and had 22 punt returns for 210 yards. In 80 career regular season games, Leigh had 72 rushes for 372 yards with 2 touchdowns, 46 kickoff returns for 1082 yards and 50 punt returns for 368 yards. Cause of death: Lung cancer. (bio by: C.S.) 
 
Burial:
Graceland Cemetery
Albany
Albany County
New York, USA
 
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Originally Created by: C.S.
Record added: Oct 27, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16347355
Charlie Tinker Leigh, Sr
Added by: Ron Moody
 
Charlie Tinker Leigh, Sr
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My brother played Football & Basketball with you and I went to many of both sport's games and always enjoyed your selfless play. I still remember your half-court shot to win the game against MP. God Bless.
- M. Hilton
 Added: Jun. 14, 2014

- John P. Birosak
 Added: Jan. 10, 2014

- Tracey Reid
 Added: Oct. 29, 2013
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