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Happy 75th Birthday - Johnny Unitas!

"We'd never had anything like that before in the league," said Tex Schramm, who worked for the Los Angeles Rams and CBS television in the '50s, of John Unitas (standing in Memorial Stadium shortly before its demolition). "His passing was remarkable. ... There was just so much drama with Unitas."

If still alive, Johnny U. would have celebrated his 75th birthday on Wednesday, May 7, 2008. Here is a photo of the greatest QB who ever lived, standing on a patch of turf at old Memorial Stadium in Baltimore, where he made so many wonderful memories for the fans of the Baltimore Colts. Damn you to hell, Bob Irsay, may you never rest in peace (let it go, Rexx, let it go). Sorry.