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 Weeb Ewbank

Weeb Ewbank

Original Name Wilbur C.
Birth
Richmond, Wayne County, Indiana, USA
Death 18 Nov 1998 (aged 91)
Oxford, Butler County, Ohio, USA
Burial Oxford, Butler County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 21723 · View Source
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Hall of Fame Professional Football Coach. Inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1978, he guided the Baltimore Colts to the NFL title in 1958 and 1959. The Colts' sudden-death victory over the New York Giants in 1958 NFL Championship is considered the contest that ushered the sport into mainstreen America. He then captured the American Football League championship with the New York Jets in 1968. Heavy underdogs against the star-laden NFL champion Colts, he guided the Jets to a 16-7 upset that gave the upstart league credibility and led to a merger between the leagues one season later.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 18 Apr 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21723
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Weeb Ewbank (6 May 1907–18 Nov 1998), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21723, citing Oxford Cemetery, Oxford, Butler County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .