Emlen Tunnell (1954 – Bowman #53)

Emlen Lewis Tunnell was the first black player ever elected to Football’s Hall Of Fame in 1967.  He played Defensive Back for both the New York Giants (1948 – ’58) and the Green Bay Packers (1959 – ’61). During his New York stay he was an 8 time All-Pro selection and a member of a NFL Championship Team (1956).  He also was voted to the 50’s All-Decade Team. With Green Bay he was a member of a NFL Championship Team (1961).  Em Tunnell was voted to the NFLs 50th Anniversary All-Time Team.

Emlen Tunnel 1953 Bowman #53

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One response to “Emlen Tunnell (1954 – Bowman #53)

  1. Jimmy- Sorry I never heard of this dude!

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