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Bob Hayes
Original name: Robert Lee Hayes
Birth: Dec. 20, 1942
Duval County
Florida, USA
Death: Sep. 19, 2002
Duval County
Florida, USA

Olympic Athlete, Hall of Fame Football Player. Known as "Bullet Bob" for his speed, he won gold medals in the 100 meter and 400 meter sprints at the Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan, in 1964. After the games he was drafted by the Dallas Cowboys as a wide receiver playing 1965 to 1974 and spent his last season with San Francisco 49ers in 1976. In his career, he had 371 receptions for 7,414 yards, 71 touchdowns and was named to 3 Pro Bowls. He also helped Dallas win five Eastern Conference titles, two NFC titles, played in two Super Bowls and was instrumental in Dallas' Super Bowl victory in 1971. On January 31, 2009, he was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 

Cause of death: Cancer
Edgewood Cemetery
Duval County
Florida, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 30.37175, -81.72677
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Daniel Vincent
Record added: Sep 19, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6788320
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- Kate Duvall
 Added: Dec. 20, 2016

- Lazer
 Added: Dec. 20, 2016
Happy Birthday, Mr. Hayes. I remember watching you run - wow, you were fast.
- Frank R. Adamski
 Added: Dec. 20, 2016
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