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Louie H. Long

 

Louie Long

Date of Birth: December 30, 1908, in Palestine, Texas

Date of Death: January 27, 1958, in San Antonio, Texas (49 years old)

Source:

Most sources have him listed as Louis Charles Long, born in 1909 in Chicago, died in

Richmond, Virginia in 1974.  The only bit of personal data that they have correct is that

his last name is Long.

According to an article in the Portsmouth (OH) Times, 11/05/31, Louie Long was born

12/30/08, in Palestine, Texas, attended Taylor High School, and Southern Methodist

UniversityHe lost an arm in a truck accident in 1932, ending his career.

 

Teams:

1931 Portsmouth Spartans (NFL)

College:

Southern Methodist University