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 Charlie Tolar

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Original Name
Charles Guy Tolar
Birth
Natchitoches, Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana, USA
Death
29 Apr 2003 (aged 65)
Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
Burial
Webster, Harris County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID
7402591 View Source

Professional Football Player. He was one of the best known players in the early days of the American Football League. Nicknamed the "Human Bowling Ball," the 5-foot-5 running back played with the Houston Oilers from 1960 until 1966. Tolar played his college ball at Northwestern State where he set scoring records that stood for more than 40 years. He was inducted into the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame in 1992.

Professional Football Player. He was one of the best known players in the early days of the American Football League. Nicknamed the "Human Bowling Ball," the 5-foot-5 running back played with the Houston Oilers from 1960 until 1966. Tolar played his college ball at Northwestern State where he set scoring records that stood for more than 40 years. He was inducted into the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame in 1992.


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Ron Moody
  • Added: 30 Apr 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 7402591
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7402591/charlie-tolar: accessed ), memorial page for Charlie Tolar (5 Sep 1937–29 Apr 2003), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7402591, citing Forest Park East Cemetery, Webster, Harris County, Texas, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave .