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About Gale Sayers
After bursting onto the international stage in 1965, Gale Sayers established himself as one of the best players to have played in the NFL. He spent his whole time in the league as a player of Chicago Bears where he played as either a return specialist or a halfback. He, however, began his professional career with the Kansas Jayhawks team, which represented his college.
Aside football, Sayers was also a businessman and started a firm known as Crest Computer Supply Company in 1984.
He was born to parents, Bernice Ross and Roger Winfield Sayers. He was the senior brother of former football player, Ron Sayers. He also had a brother called Roger.
He was married to Linda Lou McNeil between 1962 and 1973. Some months after his divorce, he wedded Ardythe Bullard.
In 1965, he was crowned the league’s “Rookie of the Year”. Four years later, he was adjudged the “Comeback Player of the Year”. He also played in four Pro Bowl games.
In 1977, his name was added to other legends in the ‘Pro Football Hall of Fame’.
Chicago Bears’ number 40 jersey, as well as, Kansas Jayhawks’ number 48 shirt have been retired in his honor.
He was known by the alias, "Kansas Comet".
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F.A.Q. about Gale Sayers
When is his birthday?
Gale Sayers' birthday is on May 30, 1943.
In how many days is his birthday?
Gale's birthday is in 12 days
How old was Gale when he died?
He was 77 years old.
When did he die?
He died in September 23, 2020.
How old would he be today?
Gale Sayers would be 78 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Gale from?
He was born in Wichita, Kansas, U.S..
Gale Sayers' Popularity
Gale Sayers was a famous American football player, who was born on May 30, 1943. As a person born on this date, Gale Sayers is listed in our database as the 38th most popular celebrity for the day (May 30) and the 57th most popular for the year (1943).
People born on May 30 fall under the Zodiac sign of Gemini, the Twins. Gale Sayers is the 1182nd most popular Gemini.
Aside from information specific to Gale Sayers' birthday, Gale Sayers is the 8227th most famous American and ranks 15th in famous people born in Wichita, Kansas, U.S.
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