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Benjamin Earl 'Ben' Davidson

 

Ben Davidson

Date of Birth: June 14, 1940, Los Angeles, California

Date of Death: July 2, 2012, in San Diego, California (72 years old)

Source:

silverandblackpride.com

He passed away from prostate cancer.

Did you know?

"He was a tough, gutsy ballplayer, team-oriented with enough meanness in him to be feared

and enough talent to be effective," his former Raiders teammate Tom Flores said.

After his playing career, Davidson became an actor with roles in films like “M*A*S*H

“Conan the Barbarian” and “Necessary Roughness,” and he played himself in Miller Lite

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Teams:

1961 Green Bay Packers (NFL)

1962 Washington Redskins (NFL)

1963 Washington Redskins (NFL)

1964 Oakland Raiders (AFL)

1965 Oakland Raiders (AFL)

1966 Oakland Raiders (AFL)

1967 Oakland Raiders (AFL)

1968 Oakland Raiders (AFL)

1969 Oakland Raiders (AFL)

1970 Oakland Raiders (NFL)

1971 Oakland Raiders (NFL)

College:

East Los Angeles Community College, University of Washington