Jack Christiansen's Career Capsule

Full Name: John Leroy Christiansen

Birthdate: December 20, 1928

Birthplace: Sublette, Kansas

Died: June 29, 1986

High School: Odd Fellows Orphanage

Elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame: January 12, 1970

Enshrined into Pro Football Hall of Fame: August 8, 1970

Presenter: Buddy Parker, Former Lions Coach

Other Members of Class of 1970: Tom Fears, Hugh McElhenny, Pete Pihos

Pro Career: 8 seasons, 89 games

Drafted: 6th round (69th overall) by Detroit Lions

Uniform Number: 24, (19)