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Jimmy Taylor (1999)

Louisiana Legends Gala



Genre: Awards

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1999-06-23

Duration: 00:04:45

Subjects: Sports | Football players | Taylor, Jim, 1935-


  • Weill, Gus Host
  • Taylor, Jimmy Speaker


This segment from the 1999 Louisiana Legends Gala features a profile and a speech by Jimmy Taylor accepting his recognition as a Louisiana Legend. Taylor, a native of Baton Rouge, played college football at LSU and professional football with the Green Bay Packers from 1958-1966 and the New Orleans Saints in their inaugural year in 1967. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1976. Host: Gus Weill