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"If I could relive my life it would be in those times. The Eagle teams I played on were like family, particularly that 1960 championship team.”
(Pennsylvania)...6'3'', 233...Charles Philip Bednarik ... Two-time Pennsylvania All-American ... Eagles' bonus draft choice, 1949 ... NFL's last "iron man" star ... Rugged, durable, bulldozing blocker, bone-jarring tackler ... Missed only three games in 14 years ... Nine times All-NFL ... Played in eight Pro Bowls, MVP in 1954 game ... Named NFL's all-time center, 1969 ... Played 58 minutes, made game-saving tackle, 1960 NFL title game ... Born May 1, 1925, in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Died March 21, 2015, at age of 89.
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Posted on 21 Nov
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