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|Date of birth:March 18, 1953|
|Place of birth: Camden, New Jersey|
|Date of death: October 14, 2014(aged 61)|
|Place of death: Pickerington, Ohio|
|College: Kent State|
|NFL Draft: 1977 / Round: 6 / Pick: 156|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|* Chicago Bears ( 1977– 1978)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at pro-football-reference.com|
Arthur Robie Best (March 18, 1953 – October 14, 2014) was an American football running back who played three seasons in the National Football League (NFL) with the Chicago Bears and New York Giants. He was drafted by the Los Angeles Rams in the sixth round of the 1977 NFL Draft. He first enrolled at the University of Notre Dame before transferring to Kent State University. Best attended Bishop Hartley High School in Columbus, Ohio. Best died on October 14, 2014 in Pickerington, Ohio. He had cancer and liver problems for at least five years before his death.
- ↑ "ART BEST". profootballarchives.com. Archived from the original on December 1, 2014. https://web.archive.org/web/20141201054138/http://www.profootballarchives.com/best00200.html. Retrieved December 2, 2014.
- ↑ "Art Best, former Hartley and Notre Dame football star, dies at 61". dispatch.com. October 17, 2014. http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/sports/2014/10/17/art-best-obit.html. Retrieved December 2, 2014.