Currently alive, at 90 years of age.
American football defensive tackle
1925 – Born- June 5th – Bronx, NY
-He is the son of Arthur Donovan, a famed boxing referee, and the grandson of Professor Mike Donovan, the world middleweight boxing champion in the 1870’s.
1941 – High School- Mount St. Michael’s High School, Bronx, NY
1942-43 – University- University of Notre Dame.
1943-45 – Military Service- USMC (WWII, Pacific Theater)
1950 – University- BA, Boston College
1950- Baltimore Colts
1951- New York Yanks
1952- Dallas Texans
1953-1961- Baltimore Colts
1954 to 1958- He became one of the stars in an outstanding defense and was selected to five straight Pro Bowls.
1958 and 1959- The Colts won back to back championships.
1962- His Baltimore Colts jersey #70 was retired by the team.
1968- Pro Footbal Hall Of Fame
1989- He published an autobiography, "Fatso"
Donovan also made a guest appearance in the Nickelodeon show The Adventures of Pete & Pete
in the episode, "Space, Geeks, and Johnny Unitas."
Donovan is presently the owner of the Valley Country Club in Baltimore.