Bert Rechichar

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Albert Daniel "Bert" Rechichar (July 16, 1930 – July 19, 2019) was an American football defensive back and kicker. He played with the National Football League's Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Colts, and Pittsburgh Steelers from 1952 to 1960. He also played for the American Football League's New York Titans in 1961.[1] He was born in Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania.

Rechichar died on July 19, 2019 in Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania from an illness, aged 89.[2]

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  1. Steadman, John (November 16, 1997). "Among tough, talented, Rechichar was a natural". Baltimore Sun. Retrieved November 4, 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. Former Colt Bert Rechichar, who once held record for NFL’s longest field goal, dies