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Lingel 'Sonny' Winters


Sonny Winters

Date of Birth: June 2, 1900, in Napoleon, Ohio

Date of Death: October 5, 1945, in Ashland, Kentucky (45 years old)


The Portsmouth Times - Published 10/06/45

Did you know?

His brother, Julian 'Jay' Winters, played with him at Ohio Wesleyan and then went on to

play ball with the 1926 AFL Cleveland Panthers

Sonny Winters served in the United States Navy during World War I.

He died of a heart attack at his home in Ashland, Kentucky.



1923 Columbus Tigers (NFL)

1924 Columbus Tigers (NFL)


Ohio Wesleyan University