Classic Sports Card of The Day

29 Jan

1971 Topps football card of former pro offensive lineman Joe O’Donnell, who enjoyed an eight year career in the AFL and NFL with the Buffalo Bills, and also played a couple of seasons in the old WFL with Birmingham. He was named an AFL All Star in 1965 and was a key member of the Bills’ offensive line on their 1964 and 1965 championship teams. After retiring O’Donnell was involved in various business projects, coached for high school teams for many years and did radio commentary for University of Michigan games in the 1980s. He died from complications of Alzheimer’s disease in 2019.


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