The Gentle Heart of Larry Wilson

(Editors Note: This was a feature in the December 17, 1972 edition of Pro! Magazine written by St. Louis Post Dispatch writer Robert Sanford. It was Larry’s last NFL game and he was featured on the cover..)

Larry Wilson salutes the Big Red crowd after playing his last NFL game in 1972.

2 thoughts on “The Gentle Heart of Larry Wilson

  1. I’m proud to say I’m from Rigby, Idaho, where Larry Wilson is a hometown hero. He is truly one of a kind, and I for one, am proud to say that I graduated from the same high school as the great Larry Wilson. I would like to see a movie made of his life as it truly would be an inspiration for many a young athlete, as well as any young teen that needs a great example In their life. Larry is a kind, gentle giant of a man, not in stature, but in gentle kindness and courage

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