|Birth: ||Apr. 29, 1936|
|Death: ||Sep. 24, 2008|
Professional Football Player, Broadcaster. He was born Richard Dennis Lynch in Oceanside, New York. He played at the defensive back (right cornerback) position for nine seasons (1958 to 1966) in the National Football League with the Washington Redskins and New York Giants. He was a member of three Giants teams that appeared in the NFL Championship Game (1961 to 1963). His other notable career highlights include three-time All-Pro selection (1961, 1963, 1965), Pro Bowl status in 1963 and two-time league leader in interceptions with 9 in 1961 and 9 in 1963. After playing collegiate football at the University of Notre Dame, Lynch was chosen by the Redskins in the 6th round of the 1958 NFL Draft. He appeared in 109 regular season games with 37 career interceptions for 592 yards and 4 touchdowns. After retiring as a player, he joined the Giants radio broadcast team as a color analyst and remained with them until his death from cancer. (bio by: C.S.)
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Record added: Sep 24, 2008
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