Gale Sayers's Career Capsule

Full Name: Gale Eugene Sayers

Birthdate: May 30, 1943

Birthplace: Wichita, Kansas

Date of Death: September 23, 2020

High School: Central (Omaha, NE)

Elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame: January 8, 1977

Enshrined into Pro Football Hall of Fame: July 30, 1977

Presenter: George Halas, Chairman of the Board - Chicago Bears

Other Members of Class of 1977: Frank Gifford, Forrest Gregg, Bart Starr, Bill Willis

Pro Career: 7 Seasons, 68 games

Drafted: 1st round (4th player overall) in 1965 by Chicago Bears in NFL Draft. Also drafted in 1st round  by Kansas City Chiefs in AFL Draft.

Uniform Number: 40