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Place of birth:  Iowa City, Iowa
Name  Larry Ball
Positions  Linebacker
College:  Louisville
High school:  Rushville (IL)
Height  1.98 m
Weight:  232 lb (105 kg)
Role  American football player

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Date of birth:  (1949-09-27) September 27, 1949 (age 66)
NFL draft:  1972 / Round: 4 / Pick: 91

Education  University of Louisville

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Larry Lavern Ball (born September 27, 1949) is a retired American football linebacker.

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Ball was drafted out of University of Louisville in the 1972 NFL Draft by the Miami Dolphins. He also played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Detroit Lions. During his National Football League career, he participated in 79 games. Ball is the only player in NFL history to play an entire season for both an undefeated team, the 1972 Miami Dolphins, and a winless team, the 1976 Tampa Bay Buccaneers. (Maulty Moore also played for the 1972 Dolphins and 1976 Buccaneers, but while he was with the Dolphins the entire season, he was signed by the '76 Bucs late in the season and started just the final game. A third player who also played for the '72 Dolphins, Doug Swift, was taken by the Buccaneers in the expansion draft, but retired from football to enter medical school and never reported to the team.)

After football, Ball worked as a guidance counselor, department head, and coach for Miami-Dade County Public Schools in Miami, Florida. He retired in 2011 after more than 30 years of service. He is active in the South Florida community, participating in numerous charity events along with his fellow '72 Undefeated Team teammates.

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