Thursday, April 2, 2015

Gene Gossage, member of 1960 Eagles, dies

Lineman Gene Gossage, a member of the Eagles’ 1960 NFL championship team, died Sunday in Old Saybrook, Conn., the team said. He was 76.

Gene Gossage, member of 1960 Eagles, dies

Lineman Gene Gossage, a member of the Eagles’ 1960 NFL championship team, died Sunday in Old Saybrook, Conn., the team said. He was 76.

Gossage played guard, defensive end and defensive tackle during a 40-game career, all with the Eagles. He was selected in the 28th round of the 1958 draft out of Northwestern, where he was a two-time All-Big Ten selection.

Following his playing career, Gossage became vice president of the industrial hardware division of Stanley Industries.

He is survived by his wife, Jaqueline, a son, Gene Gossage, a daughter, Jennifer Carr, and a grandson, Hudson Carr. Funeral arrangements have yet to be announced.

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