|Date of birth:||December 24, 1930|
|Place of birth:||Kansas City, Missouri|
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Atkeson was traded by the Redskins to the Pittsburgh Steelers following the 1956 season. However, he never played for the Steelers after suffering a torn Achilles tendon. He was cut by the team during training camp in 1958.
- ↑ Livingston, Pat (July 31, 1958). "Steeler rookie 'flees,' then agrees to return". Pittsburgh Press: p. 22. http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=pV0bAAAAIBAJ&sjid=UE4EAAAAIBAJ&dq=dale-atkeson&pg=7114%2C3940861. Retrieved January 27, 2012.
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