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us: Clemons, Michael, 1965-


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    • us: Clemons, Pinball, 1965-
  • Variants

    • us: Clemons, Pinball, 1965-
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1965-01-15
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Dunedin (Fla.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Dunedin Golden Eagles (football team)
        • Organization: Astronauts (Football team)
        • Organization: Tribe (Football team)
        • Organization: Argos Foundation
        • Organization: Christian Blind Mission International
    • Organization

        Dunedin Golden Eagles (football team)
    • Organization

        Astronauts (Football team)
    • Organization

        Tribe (Football team)
    • Organization

        Argos Foundation
    • Organization

        Christian Blind Mission International
    • Gender

        male
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  • Sources

    • found: All heart, c1998: t.p. (Michael "Pinball" Clemons) p. 2, etc. (Michael Lutrell Clemons, b. Jan. 15, 1965, Dunedin, Florida) Can CIP (Clemons, Michael, 1965-)
    • found: African American National Biography, accessed December 12 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Clemons, Michael "Pinball", Michael Lutrell Clemons; football player, sports organization executive, athletic coach / manager, philanthropist, community activist; born 15 January 1965 in Dunedin, Florida, United States; became a star running back for the Dunedin Golden Eagles, a football team sponsored by the Police Athletic League; his success continued at Dunedin High, where he split time at running back with larger players but still gained 1,000 yards rushing in his junior year; his first season with The Tribe earned him Freshman of the Year honors (1983); the Argonauts reached out to his agent and invited him to play (1989); over the following decade he would emerge as one of the most prolific offensive weapons in the history of the Canadian game; his activities earned him the Tom Pate Memorial Award twice (1993 and 1996), honoring his sportsmanship and philanthropy; among his organizations are the Argos Foundation: Stop the Violence (founded 2005); Christian Blind Mission International (for which he is a spokesman); and Free the Children (2006))
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    • 2015-12-05: revised
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