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Bill Pellington

PositionLinebacker
Number65, 36
Birth DateSeptember 25, 1927
Paterson, New Jersey
Death DateApril 27, 1994(age 66)
Baltimore, Maryland
Debutyear1953
Finalyear1964
CollegeRutgers
Teams * Baltimore Colts (1953-1964)
Stat1labelGames played
Stat1value141
Stat2labelInterceptions
Stat2value21
Stat3labelFumble Recoveries
Stat3value14
NflPEL519110
Highlights * Second-team All-Pro selection (1964)

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William Pellington (September 25, 1927 - April 27, 1994) was a linebacker who played 12 seasons in the NFL for the Baltimore Colts. Known for his aggressive style and neck-tie tackles, Pellington was a mainstay with the Colts teams that captured league championships in the 1958 and 1959 seasons.

Pellington died in 1994 as a result of complications from Alzheimer's disease. His son is film and music video director Mark Pellington.

Pellington also owned the Iron Horse restaurant in Timonium, Maryland. Opened in 1963, they served large size portions of almost everything on the menu since he served many of the Colts players. Category:1927 births

Category:1994 deaths

Category:American football linebackers

Category:Rutgers Scarlet Knights football players

Category:Baltimore Colts players









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Baltimore Colts 1958 NFL Champions

Alan Ameche * Raymond Berry * Ordell Braase * Ray Brown * Jack Call * Milt Davis * Art DeCarlo * Art Donovan * L. G. Dupree * Dick Horn * Don Joyce * Ray Krouse * Big Daddy Lipscomb * Lenny Lyles * Gino Marchetti * Lenny Moore * Jim Mutscheller * Steve Myhra * Andy Nelson * Buzz Nutter * Jim Parker * Bill Pellington * Sherman Plunkett * George Preas * Billy Pricer * Bert Rechichar * Johnny Sample * Alex Sandusky * Leo Sanford * George Shaw * Don Shinnick * Jackie Simpson * Art Spinney * Avatus Stone * Dick Szymanski * Carl Taseff * Fred Thurston * Johnny Unitas
Head Coach Weeb Ewbank

Baltimore Colts 1959 NFL Champions

Alan Ameche * Raymond Berry * Ordell Braase * Ray Brown * Ed Cooke * Milt Davis * Art DeCarlo * Art Donovan * L. G. Dupree * Alex Hawkins * Don Joyce * Ray Krouse * Hal Lewis * Big Daddy Lipscomb * Lenny Lyles * Gino Marchetti * Marv Matuszak * Lenny Moore * Jim Mutscheller * Steve Myhra * Andy Nelson * Buzz Nutter * Jim Parker * Bill Pellington * Sherman Plunkett * George Preas * Billy Pricer * Bert Rechichar * Jerry Richardson * Johnny Sample * Alex Sandusky * Dave Sherer * Don Shinnick * Jackie Simpson * Mike Sommer * Art Spinney * Dick Szymanski * Carl Taseff * Fred Thurston * Johnny Unitas
Head Coach Weeb Ewbank

Baltimore Colts 1953 Inaugural Season Roster

Alex Agase * Sisto Averno * Dick Barwegan * Ernie Blandin * Monte Brethauer * Joe Campanella * Larry Coutre * Jack Del Bello * Art Donovan * Brad Ecklund * Dan Edwards * Mel Embree * Fred Enke * Tom Finnin * Dick Flowers * John Huzvar * Ken Jackson * Tommy Kalmanir * Tom Keane * Bill Lange * Jack Little * Gino Marchetti * Buck McPhail * Ed Mioduszewski * Bill Pellington * Barney Poole * Bert Rechichar * Ed Sharkey * Don Shula * Art Spinney * George Taliaferro * Carl Taseff * Elmer Wingate * Jim Winkler * Buddy Young



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