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Gale Sayers

AKA Gale Eugene Sayers

Born: 30-May-1943
Birthplace: Wichita, KS
Died: 23-Sep-2020
Location of death: Wakarusa, IN
Cause of death: Alzheimer's

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Football

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Chicago Bears HB, 1965-71

Father: Roger Sayers (auto mechanic)
Mother: Bernice Ross
Brother: Roger
Brother: Ron
Wife: Linda McNeil (m. 10-Jun-1962, div. 1973, one daughter, two sons)
Daughter: Gale Lynne
Son: Scott
Son: Timothy
Wife: Ardythe Elaine Bullard (m. 1-Dec-1973, until his death)

    High School: Omaha Central High School, Omaha, NE
    University: University of Kansas

    College Football Hall of Fame
    Kansas Sports Hall of Fame 1976
    Pro Football Hall of Fame 1977
    Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity

    Chicago Bears Halfback (1965-71)

Author of books:
I Am Third (1971, memoir)

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