Ecklund, Brad

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Ecklund, Brad Gender: M
Bradford Sterling Ecklund
born on 9 May 1922 at 04:20 (= 04:20 AM )
Place Los Angeles, California, 34n03, 118w15
Timezone PST h8w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 18°05' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 24°46 Asc.s_taucol.18.gif 04°33'

Portrait of Brad Ecklund 
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Brad Ecklund (1951 Bowman football card)
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American center in the AAFC and in the National Football League who played for the New York Yankees (AAFC) (1949), New York Yanks (1950–1951), Dallas Texans (1952) and Baltimore Colts (1953). He was chosen twice (1950, 1951) to play in the Pro Bowl.

A member of the Screen Actors Guild, having earned a role in the movie North Dallas Forty, Ecklund also did some acting in TV commercials and appearances as John Wayne's look-alike while residing in Los Angeles.

Ecklund died at age 87 on 6 February 2010 of congestive heart failure at a hospice in Mount Holly Township, New Jersey.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • associate relationship with Iversen, Duke (born 26 February 1920). Notes: New York Yanks teammates, 1950-1951; New York Yankees, 1949


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth certificate ("Denison Bradford Ecklund").


  • Traits : Body : Constitution hardy (Football player)
  • Traits : Body : Size (Height: 6 ft 3 in/ 1.91 m)
  • Traits : Body : Weight (215 lb/ 98 kg)
  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Heart disease/attack
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 87)
  • Vocation : Sports : Football (American football center)
  • Vocation : Sports Business : Coach/ Manager/ Owner (Football coach)
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession (AAFC-, NFL-player, 1949-1953)