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9. Mackey death

Baltimore Colts Hall of Famer and NFL Players Association pioneer John Mackey (pictured here in 1992) dies. Credited with revolutionizing the tight end position, he suffered from dementia in later years and became a cause célèbre for researchers studying brain damage in athletes caused by repeated blows to the head.
The Baltimore Sun
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