Tom Fears's Career Capsule

Full Name: Thomas Jesse Fears

Birthdate: December 3, 1922

Birthplace: Guadalajara, Mexico

Died: January 4, 2000

High School: Manual Arts (Los Angeles, CA)

Elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame: January 12, 1970

Enshrined into Pro Football Hall of Fame: August 8, 1970

Presenter: Harold "Hal" Dean, former Rams teammate

Other Members of Class of 1970: Jack Christiansen, Hugh McElhenny, Pete Pihos

Pro Career: 9 seasons, 87 games

Drafted: 11th round (41st overall) by Philadelphia Eagles

Uniform Number: 80 (55)