May 30, 1943 Gale Sayers, the youngest player ever to be elected to the Football Hall of Fame was born. A 1st Round Pick(Chicago Bears), Mr Sayers was a 4x Pro Bowler, 5x All Pro selection, 1965 NFL Rookie of the Year, 3× Pro Bowl MVP, 2× NFL Rushing champion, scored an NFL record 22 touchdowns (as a rookie) & tied a single game record for touchdowns (6). The Chicago Bears retired his number (40). My dad and I met him Nov 8th 1993
Gale Eugene Sayers (born May 30, 1943), also known as "The Kansas Comet", is a former American college and professional football player who was a running back in the National Football League (NFL) for seven seasons during the 1960s and early 1970s. He played college football for the University of Kansas, and was twice recognized as an All-American. He was a first-round pick in the 1965 NFL Draft, and played his entire pro career for the NFL's Chicago Bears.