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Bill Austin

Bill Austin (Pro football.  Born, San Pedro, CA, Oct. 28, 1928.)  Coming to the Football Giants from Oregon State, William Lee Austin was a tackle drafted No. 13 in 1949.  He returned from military service in 1953 and was shifted to guard, where he became one of the key elements in the Giants’ 1956 N.F.L. […]

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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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