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Marty Lyons

Marty Lyons (Pro football. Born, Takoma Park, Md., Jan. 15, 1957.) A first-round draft pick of the Jets (14th overall) in 1979, Marty Lyons was a defensive tackle and end for 11 seasons (1979-89). Lyons played 147 games for the Jets, 135 as a starter, and had probably his best season in 1988, when he […]

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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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