Gale Sayers

Gale Sayers

Name Gale Sayers
Profession Football Player
Date of Birth 1970-01-01
Place of Birth Wichita, KS
Age
Death Date
Birth Sign Gemini

About Gale Sayers

Running back and return specialist known as “The Kansas Comet.” He was a 4-time Pro Bowl selection and retired with 4,956 rushing yards and 56 total touchdowns after playing just seven years in the NFL with the Chicago Bears.

Early Life of Gale Sayers

He set a state long jump record by jumping 24′ 11.75′ as a senior at Omaha Central High School in Nebraska. He played college football at the University of Kansas.

Trivia

He was inducted into both the College Football Hall of Fame and the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1977.

Family Life

He married his high school sweetheart, Linda Lou McNeil, in June 1962. They divorced in 1973 and that same year, he married Ardythe Bullard.

Associated With

Both he and Barry Sanders retired from the NFL while they were still elite running backs.

Dorothy L. Sayers

Dorothy L. Sayers

Name Dorothy L. Sayers
Profession Novelist
Date of Birth 1893-06-13
Place of Birth Oxford,
England
Age 64 yrs
Death Date 1957-12-17
Birth Sign Gemini

About Dorothy L. Sayers

A notable novelist, translator and playwright, she is best known for her Lord Peter Wimsey series and other works of detective fiction. She considered her translation of Dante’s The Divine Comedy to be her finest work.

Early Life of Dorothy L. Sayers

She attended Somerville College, Oxford and included elements of her university experience in her 1935 novel, Gaudy Night. She published her first literary work– a poetry collection–in 1916.

Trivia

In addition to writings books, she penned memorable jingles for advertising agencies.

Family Life

She was born in Oxford, England, and was the only child of a minister father. Her affair with author John Cournos resulted in an illegitimate son.

Associated With

An author of several Christian-themed works herself, she was a close friend of Christian apologist writer C.S. Lewis.