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Edward Alexander 'Ed' Sprinkle

 

Ed Sprinkle

Chicago Bears Ring of Honor 2009

Date of Birth: September 3, 1923, in Bradshaw, Texas

Date of Death: July 28, 2014, in Palos Heights, Illinois (90 years old)

Source:

The New York Times - Published 08/01/14

 

Did you know?

He was known to many as the meanest man in pro-football and was

nicknamed 'The Claw'.

 

Teams:

1944 Chicago Bears (NFL)

1945 Chicago Bears (NFL)

1946 Chicago Bears (NFL)

1947 Chicago Bears (NFL)

1948 Chicago Bears (NFL)

1949 Chicago Bears (NFL)

1950 Chicago Bears (NFL)

1951 Chicago Bears (NFL)

1952 Chicago Bears (NFL)

1953 Chicago Bears (NFL)

1954 Chicago Bears (NFL)

1955 Chicago Bears (NFL)

College:

Hardin-Simmons University, U.S. Naval Academy