David Walter 'Dave' Sparks


Dave Sparks

Date of Birth: April 28, 1928, in Arlington, Virginia

Date of Death: December 5, 1954, in Arlington, Virginia (26 years old)


Milwaukee Sentinel - Published 12/07/54

Dave Sparks cause of death was listed as a coronary thrombosis.

Did you know?

Dave Sparks died two hours after playing in a game between the

Washington Redskins and the Cleveland Browns.  After the game,

he went to a friends house, Army Lt. Dominic Colella,  for dinner

where he collapsed and died.



1951 San Francisco 49ers (NFL)

1954 Washington Redskins (NFL)


University of South Carolina












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