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Lou Groza

Induction Year: 1976 Sport: Football

Established himself as the greatest place kicker in football during a 21-year career (1946-67) with the Cleveland Browns. Became the first player in NFL history to score 1,00 points and retired with NFL records for most career points scored, most field goals and most extra points. Also was a starting offensive tackle for 11 seasons. His most famous field goal gave Browns a last-minute 30-28 win over the Los Angeles Rams and the NFL championship in their first season (1950) in the league. Inducted into the Professional Football Hall of Fame in 1974.