Dick “Night Train” Lane

Dick “Night Train” Lane

Birth
Austin, Travis County, Texas, USA
Death 29 Jan 2002 (aged 73)
Austin, Travis County, Texas, USA
Burial Austin, Travis County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 6522261 · View Source
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Hall of Fame Professional Football Player. He went from serving in the United States Army soldier to record setting rookie defensive back with the Los Angeles Rams in 1952. He was selected the all-time National Football League cornerback in 1969 and was inducted into the Football Hall of Fame in 1974. He made the Pro Bowl six times. His 68 career interceptions remain among the most in league history. He was also the eighth and final husband of legendary blues singer Dinah Washington.


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Ron Moody
  • Added: 18 Jun 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial 6522261
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dick “Night Train” Lane (16 Apr 1928–29 Jan 2002), Find a Grave Memorial no. 6522261, citing Evergreen Cemetery, Austin, Travis County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .