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Leo Sanford

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Leo Sanford Famous memorial

Birth
Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
Death
22 Mar 2024 (aged 94)
Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA
Burial
Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA Add to Map
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Professional Football Player. He was a linebacker in the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted in the 1951 NFL Draft in round 8 as Pick 90 by the Chicago Cardinals as a center. Before starting his professional career, he played football at Louisiana Tech. In his NFL career, he played for the Chicago Cardinals from 1951 until 1957 and the Baltimore Colts for one season, 1958. While with the Cardinals, he was part of their 1958 Championship team, and he also played in 2 Pro Bowls. He was inducted into the Louisiana Tech Athletic Hall of Fame (1985) and the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame (1991). He passed away at the age of 94.


Professional Football Player. He was a linebacker in the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted in the 1951 NFL Draft in round 8 as Pick 90 by the Chicago Cardinals as a center. Before starting his professional career, he played football at Louisiana Tech. In his NFL career, he played for the Chicago Cardinals from 1951 until 1957 and the Baltimore Colts for one season, 1958. While with the Cardinals, he was part of their 1958 Championship team, and he also played in 2 Pro Bowls. He was inducted into the Louisiana Tech Athletic Hall of Fame (1985) and the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame (1991). He passed away at the age of 94.


Bio by: Alan



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  • Originally Created by: Alan
  • Added: Mar 22, 2024
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/268520078/leo-sanford: accessed ), memorial page for Leo Sanford (4 Oct 1929–22 Mar 2024), Find a Grave Memorial ID 268520078, citing Forest Park Cemetery West, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.