Bill Bates Dallas Cowboy football cards

Bill Bates
Bill Bates was a four year starter at safety for the University of Tennessee. He went undrafted in the 1983 NFL draft but signed a free agent contract with the Dallas Cowboys. Bill was a long shot to make the team but his heart and hustled earned him a roster spot on the team and a place in the hearts of all Cowboy fans. Bill was a hard nosed player and he earned Pro Bowl honors in 1984 as a special teams player. The 1st such player to receive that election, which is now a roster spot on all Pro Bowl teams. Bates played for the Cowboys for 15 seasons, earning 3 Super Bowl rings. Upon his retirement after the 1997 season, Bill Bates was one of the most beloved Cowboys of all time. Over his 15 year career, Bill had 14 interceptions and 122 return yards.
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There are 153 total football cards in the database for Bill Bates
card# Set    
1985 Topps Regular IN STOCK
1986 McDonald's Dallas Cowboys Gold sold out
1986 McDonald's Dallas Cowboys Blue sold out
1986 McDonald's Dallas Cowboys Black sold out
1986 McDonald's Dallas Cowboys sold out
1986 McDonald's Dallas Cowboys sold out
1987 Fact Pack Regular sold out
1987 Topps Regular IN STOCK
1988 Athletes In Action Regular sold out
1988 Panini Stickers sold out
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