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Dorsett, Tony

LC control no.n 77011816
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Personal name headingDorsett, Tony
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Associated countryUnited States
Birth date1954-04-07
Place of birthAliquippa (Pa.)
AffiliationDallas Cowboys (Football team) Denver Broncos (Football team) University of Pittsburgh
Profession or occupationFootball players
Found inMusick, P. The Tony Dorsett story, 1977 (subj.) t.p. (Tony Dorsett)
African American National Biography , accessed December 17, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Dorsett, Tony; Anthony Drew Dorsett; football player, hall of fame athlete; born 07 April 1954 in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, United States; attended the University of Pittsburgh; named All-American as a freshman; entered the National Football League on the Dallas Cowboys; set an unbreakable record in 1982 by running for a ninety-nine-yard touchdown; sent to the Denver Broncos (1988); voted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame (1994))