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Bobby Layne
Birth: Dec. 19, 1926
Santa Anna
Coleman County
Texas, USA
Death: Dec. 1, 1986
Lubbock County
Texas, USA

Hall of Fame Professional Football Player. Born in Santa Anna, Texas, he was a quarterback known as one of the NFL's first great passers and one of the last men to play without a face-mask. For fifteen seasons, he played with the Chicago Bears (1948), New York Bulldogs (1949), Detroit Lions (1950-58) and Pittsburgh Steelers (1958-62). With the Detroit Lions, he won three divisional crowns (1952-54), won two NFL titles (1952-53) and was selected to the Pro-Bowl five times (1951-53, 1956, 1959). He ended his career with a record of 1814 completions for 26768 yards, 196 touch downs, 2451 yards rushing and 372 points scored. In 1967, he was inducted into the Football Hall of Fame. He died of cancer at age 59 in Lubbock, Texas. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
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  Carol Ann Layne (1925 - 1997)
City of Lubbock Cemetery
Lubbock County
Texas, USA
Plot: Block 15 Lot E 1/2 8
GPS (lat/lon): 33.56356, -101.8089
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Jun 03, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 9679
Bobby Layne
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Mr. Layne, God called you home 30 years ago today. You were, are, and will always represent everything which is right with athletics. Thank you for the countless memories and moments, which you have and continue to provide for generations of fans, young a...(Read more)
- Anonymous
 Added: Dec. 1, 2016
Remembering you on the anniversary of your passing. May you rest in peace and may God richly bless you.
- Jeffrey Maksymowski
 Added: Dec. 1, 2016
It was a pleasure to have met you. Thanks for the autograph. Rest in peace.
- Professor Echo
 Added: Dec. 1, 2016
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