Classic Sports Card of The Day

26 Oct

1979 Topps football card of former tight end Russ Francis, who played 13 seasons in the NFL for the New England Patriots and San Francisco 49ers. He was a three-time Pro Bowler and twice a second team All Pro. Francis was a member of the 49ers’ Super Bowl XIX champion club. He was involved in pro wrestling and also was a pilot and was president of a charter flight airline. Unfortunately, Francis perished recently in a plane crash in Lake Placid, New York.


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