Linebacker, American football player
1927 – 1994
Who was Bill Pellington?
William Pellington was a linebacker who played 12 seasons in the NFL for the Baltimore Colts. Known for his aggressive style and so-called neck-tie tackles, Pellington was a mainstay with the Colts teams that captured league championships in the 1958 and 1959 seasons.
Pellington lived in Ramsey, New Jersey. He died in 1994 as a result of complications from Alzheimer's disease. His wife Milica "Micki" often accompanied him to games, while helping to raise their family in Timonium, Maryland.
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- Sep 25, 1927
- Also known as
- William Pellington
- United States of America
- Rutgers University
- Lived in
- Apr 27, 1994
on July 23, 2013
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