Art Donovan

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Birthday
5, 1924
Birthplace
The Bronx, NY
Death Date
Aug 4, 2013 (89)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
5, 1924
Birthplace
The Bronx, NY
Death Date
Aug 4, 2013 (89)

About

NFL defensive tackle who was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1968. He was nicknamed The Bulldog.

Before Fame

He served for four years during World War II with the United States Marine Corps and was stationed in the Pacific Theatre, participating in the Battles of Luzon and Iwo Jima.

Trivia

He won back-to-back championships with the Baltimore Colts in 1958 and 1959.

Family Life

He is the grandson of 1870s boxing legend, Professor Mike Donovan, and his father was boxing referee Arthur Donovan Sr.

Associated With

His fame as a Baltimore Colts player was eclipsed by Johnny Unitas during the 1950s, 60s, and 70s.

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