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Buddy Young (D. 1983; College FB HOF) was an American football player. A native of Chicago, the 5'4" Claude "Buddy" Young, also known as the "Bronze Bullet," had exceptional quickness and acceleration. He is one of the shortest men ever to play NFL football (NY Yankees, Dallas Texans, and Baltimore Colts). As a track star at the University of Illinois, he won the National Collegiate Championships in the 100 and 220-yard dash, tied the world record for the 45 and 60-yard dashes, and was the Amateur Athletic Union's 100-meter champion. Buddy was Illinois state champ in the 100-yard dash, and at the University of Illinois he was the NCAA champion in the 100 and tied the world record (6.1) in the 60-yard dash.

Young came into the league and played for the New York Yankees in the AAFC. Offered is an original team issued 8” x 10” photo circa 1947-49 and derives from the Sporting News Archives.

Circa 1947 – 1949 Buddy Young Team Issued New York Yankees AAFC original Photo
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Minimum Bid: $25.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $29.50
Number Bids: 1
Auction closed on Saturday, November 19, 2016.
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