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Clark Gaines

Clark Gaines (Pro football.  Born, Elberton, GA, Feb. 1, 1954.)  A running back from Wake Forest, Clark Gaines was a mainstay of the Jets offense for five seasons (1976-80).  Gaines rushed 581 times for 3,880 yards (4.4 yards per carry) and eight touchdowns.

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A prolific author, wire service sports reporter, long time Major League Baseball official scorer, football statistician, sports museum founder, theatrical agency owner and public ... read more

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