Art Donovan

Portrait
Born: Jun 05, 1925 AD
Currently alive, at 88 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Football Player


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.

 

 

 

 

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