Classic Sports Card of The Day

19 Oct

1955 Bowman football card of former pro fullback “Deacon” Dan Towler, who played 6 seasons in the NFL for the Los Angeles Rams. In those 6 years he earned 4 All Pro and Pro Bowl honors, and helped the Rams win the NFL championship in 1951. He also was the league’s leading rusher in 1952 and had the most rushing touchdowns in ’52 and ’54. After his playing days ended Towler became a pastor in Pasadena, California, was chaplain of Cal State University and served as president of the Los Angeles Board of Education. He passed away in 2001.


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