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James Nathaniel 'Jim' Brown


Jim Brown

Pro Football Hall of Fame 1971

College Football Hall of Fame 1995

Date of Birth: February 17, 1936, in St. Simons Island, Georgia ( years old)


He is one of the Oldest Living Professional football players

Jim Brown attended Manhasset High School, in Manhasset, New York.

Jim Brown had an amazing career and it is full of a highlights and awards.   Here are

just a few of the accomplishments:


He was elected to the Pro-Football Hall of Fame in 1971.

He was selected to the Pro Bowl in each and every year he played in the NFL.

He was selected to the All-Pro Team (8 times), except for 1962.

He was an (8x) NFL Rushing Champion

He was selected to the NFL 75th Anniversary team and the 1960's All-Decade Team.

He was a (3x) NFL MVP - (1957, 1958, 1965)

He was also an accomplished actor appearing in many films such as Rio Conchos

(1964), The Dirty Dozen (1967), Ice Station Zebra (1968), and 100 Rifles (1969)

just to name a few.



1957 Cleveland Browns (NFL)

1958 Cleveland Browns (NFL)

1959 Cleveland Browns (NFL)

1960 Cleveland Browns (NFL)

1961 Cleveland Browns (NFL)

1962 Cleveland Browns (NFL)

1963 Cleveland Browns (NFL)

1964 Cleveland Browns (NFL)

1965 Cleveland Browns (NFL)


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