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Len Dawson

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

Born in Alliance, OH, in 1935 to
James and Annie Dawson
Attended Alliance High School
and Purdue University
Married to Linda
Father to Lisa and Lenny

Missouri Sports Hall of Fame – 1994
Pro Football Hall of Fame – 1987
Named Best Kansas City Sportscaster in 1987
NFL Man of the Year – 1973
Super Bowl MVP – 1969
AFL All-Star MVP – 1969
Led 1966 & 1969 Kansas City Chiefs
to AFL Title
KMBC-TV Sports Anchor since 1966
Led 1962 Dallas Texans to AFL Title
The Sporting News AFL Player of the Year – 1962
AFL Player of the Year – 1962
239 Career Passing Touchdowns
Over 28,000 Career Passing Yards
Host of HBO’s “Inside the NFL”
Won Four AFL Passing Crowns

Recognized as a
Missouri Sports Legend
September 1999

 
Erected 1999 by Missouri Sports Hall of Fame.
 
Location. 37° 7.223′ N, 93° 12.998′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Missouri, in Greene County. Marker is on Stan 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
Len Dawson Marker and Bust image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 17, 2012
2. Len Dawson Marker and Bust
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. Bob Broeg (here, next to this marker); Don Faurot (here, next to this marker); Henry "Hank" Louis Stram (here, next to this marker); Norman E. Stewart (here, next to this marker); George Howard Brett (here, next to this marker); Lamar Hunt (here, next to this marker); Bobby Bell (here, next to this marker); William Payne Stewart (a few steps from this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Springfield.
 
Also see . . .
1. Len Dawson at Pro Football Hall of Fame. (Submitted on March 10, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Len Dawson Pro Football Statistics. (Submitted on March 10, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. ESPN Chat With Len Dawson. (Submitted on March 10, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Where Are They Now - Len Dawson (2013). (Submitted on March 10, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
5. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame. (Submitted on March 10, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Sports
 
Bust of Len Dawson image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 17, 2012
3. Bust of Len Dawson
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 287 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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