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Name  Gene Spangler
College  University of Tulsa
Position(s)  Defensive back
Place of death  Sarasota, Florida

Date of birth  (1922-12-17)December 17, 1922
Date of death  December 11, 2010(2010-12-11) (aged 87)

Place of birth  Huntington, Arkansas

Eugene Douglas Spangler (December 17, 1922 – December 11, 2010) was a football player played for the Detroit Lions of the National Football League in 1946. He appeared in six games and made four kick returns for 63 yards. He also made one rush attempt for one yard.

He also played minor league baseball in 1946, hitting .282 with 49 hits in 48 games for the Portland Gulls of the New England League.

Personal life

He was born in Huntington, Arkansas and died in Sarasota, Florida. He attended Coffeyville High School and then University of Tulsa.


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