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James Francis 'Jim' Whalen


Jim Whalen

Date of Birth: May 20, 1943, in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Date of Death: December 18, 2012, in Massachusetts (69 years old)



Did you know?

Jim Whalen played for the Patriots from 1965-69 and led the Patriots in

receptions (153) and receiving yards (2,487) during his five year career with the

team. In 1968, Whalen was a consensus all-league selection and led the Patriots

in receptions (47), receiving yards (718) and touchdowns (7).



1965 Boston Patriots (AFL)

1966 Boston Patriots (AFL)

1967 Boston Patriots (AFL)

1968 Boston Patriots (AFL)

1969 Boston Patriots (AFL)

1970 Denver Broncos (NFL)

1971 Denver Broncos (NFL)

1971 Philadelphia Eagles (NFL)


Boston College