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John Mackey

Born: Sep 24, 1941

Death: Jul 6, 2011

Birthplace: Queens

Profession: American football player

Nationality: United States

John Mackey

Date of Birth : Sep 24, 1941
Date of Death : Jul 6, 2011
Birth Place : Queens

John Mackey was an American football tight end who played for the Baltimore Colts and the San Diego Chargers. He was born in Roosevelt, New York and attended Syracuse University. He was the first president of the National Football League Players Association following the AFL-NFL merger, serving from 1970 to 1973. A five-time Pro Bowler, Mackey was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1992, the 2nd pure tight end elected.


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