Classic Sports Card of The Day

14 Dec

1962 Fleer football card of former pro halfback Ron Burton, who played 6 seasons in the American Football League for the Boston Patriots, the first 6 years of the team’s existence from 1960 to 1965. He was one of the new league’s early stars and excelled with the Pats as a runner and kick returner. Burton’s 4 children are all successful. He has 2 sons, Paul and Steve, who work in Boston area media, another son, Ron Jr. who is director of community relations for the Boston Red Sox, and a daughter, Veronica, who plays for the WNBA’s Dallas Wings. Burton passed away in 2003.


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