Steve Van Buren

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Birthday
28, 1920
Birthplace
Honduras
Death Date
Aug 23, 2012 (91)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
28, 1920
Birthplace
Honduras
Death Date
Aug 23, 2012 (91)

About

Hall of Fame 1940's NFL running back was a 4-time rushing champion and 7-time All-Pro with the Eagles from 1944 to 1951.

Before Fame

He was drafted 5th overall by the Eagles in 1944, after leading the nation in touchdowns at Louisiana State University.

Trivia

His #15 jersey was retired by the Philadelphia Eagles.

Family Life

He was orphaned as a child in La Ceiba, Honduras before moving to New Orleans to live with relatives.

Associated With

He was selected to the NFL 75th Anniversary All-Time Team with Jim Brown.

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