Richard "Dick" Lane was born April 16, 1927.

Lane, nicknamed "Night Train", was one of the top defensive backs on his era, playing from 1952-1965. He set the NFL single-season record for interceptions with 14 in his rookie season.

He was a seven-time Pro Bowler with the Los Angeles Rams, Chicago Cardinals and Detroit Lions.

Not a bad career for a man who showed up at Rams training camp because he didn't like his job at an aircraft factory.

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