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Jim Lash died May 31, 2019 in his hometown of Akron, Ohio.[citation needed]

Jim Lash
No. 82, 87     
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1951-11-12) November 12, 1951 (age 70)
Place of birth: Akron, Ohio
Career information
College: Northwestern
NFL Draft: 1973 / Round: 3 / Pick: 65
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Minnesota Vikings ( 1973)
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Receptions     91
Receiving yards     1464
Touchdowns     4
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James Verle Lash (born November 12, 1951) is a former American football wide receiver in the National Football League in the 1970s and played on three Super Bowl teams. He attended Garfield High School in Akron, Ohio, the same high school that fellow NFL wide receiver Steve Craig attended. His five-year pro-career was spent with the Minnesota Vikings in which he helped lead to Super Bowl VIII, Super Bowl IX and Super Bowl XI all coming up a bit short against the dynasty teams of the Miami Dolphins, the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Oakland Raiders.

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