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 Leon “Mule Train” Heath

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Leon “Mule Train” Heath

  • Birth 27 Nov 1928 Hollis, Harmon County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Death 23 Mar 2007 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Burial Chickasha, Grady County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Plot Blk 15 Lt 158 Sp 1 SW/4
  • Memorial ID 18641854

Professional Football Player. Born Herman Leon Heath, he was a fullback for three seasons (1951 to 1953) in the National Football League with the Washington Redskins. His best year was in 1952 when he rushed for 388 yards in 90 attempts with 2 touchdowns and had 23 receptions for 146 yards with 1 touchdown. During his college years at the University of Oklahoma, Heath was named All-American and helped lead the Sooners to a national championship title in 1950. In 31 career NFL games, Heath had 230 rushes for 813 yards with 6 touchdowns and 29 receptions for 194 yards with 1 touchdown.

Bio by: C.S.


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  • Originally Created by: C.S.
  • Added: 26 Mar 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 18641854
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Leon “Mule Train” Heath (27 Nov 1928–23 Mar 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 18641854, citing Fairlawn Cemetery, Chickasha, Grady County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .