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Lamar Hunt

 
 
Lamar Hunt Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 17, 2012
1. Lamar Hunt Marker
Inscription.

Born in Eldorado, Ar. in 1932 to
Lyda Bunker Hunt and Haroldson Layfayette [sic] Hunt
Graduated from the Hill School in Pottstown, Pa.
and Southern Methodist University
Married Norma Lynn Knobel in 1964
Father of Lamar, Jr., Sharron Munson, Clark, and Daniel

Founded the American Football League - 1959
Founded Dallas Texans who later became
Kansas City Chiefs
Helped guide the organization to the 1962, 1966, and 1969 AFL Championships and to the Super Bowl IV Championship - 1969
Played a pivotal role in the AFL-NFL merger - 1960s
Member of the Kansas City Chiefs Hall of Fame (1970),
Pro Football Hall of Fame (1972),
Texas Sports Hall of Fame (1984),
NFL Alumni's Order of the Leather Helmet (1993),
and Missouri Sports Hall of Fame (1995)
President of the American Football Conference
AFC Championship Trophy bears his name

Recognized as a
Missouri Sports Legend
September 2004


Presented by
Kansas City Chiefs

 
Erected 2004 by Missouri Sports Hall of Fame.
 
Location. 37° 7.219′ N, 93° 12.999′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Missouri, in Greene County. Marker is on Stan
Lamar Hunt Marker and Bust image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 17, 2012
2. Lamar Hunt Marker and Bust
Musial Drive south of U.S. 60, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3861 East Stan Musial Drive, Springfield MO 65809, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bobby Bell (here, next to this marker); Norman E. Stewart (here, next to this marker); Henry "Hank" Louis Stram (here, next to this marker); Len Dawson (here, next to this marker); Bob Broeg (here, next to this marker); Jackie Marie Stiles (a few steps from this marker); Don Faurot (a few steps from this marker); John Jordan "Buck" O'Neil (a few steps from this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Springfield.
 
Also see . . .
1. Lamar Hunt at Pro Football Hall of Fame. (Submitted on March 4, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. The Legacy of Lamar Hunt with FC Dallas. (Submitted on March 4, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Lamar Hunt - NFL Photos. (Submitted on March 4, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Top 10 Most Significant Owners: Lamar Hunt. (Submitted on March 4, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
5. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame. (Submitted on March 4, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Sports
 
Bust of Lamar Hunt image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 17, 2012
3. Bust of Lamar Hunt
Lamar Hunt Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 17, 2012
4. Lamar Hunt Monument
First monument on right side of walk
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 284 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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