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Jim Martin
Date of birth: (1924-04-08)April 8, 1924
Place of birth: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Date of death: October 9, 2002(2002-10-09) (aged 78)
Place of death: Wildomar, California, United States
Career information
Position(s): Linebacker
Placekicker
College: Notre Dame
NFL Draft: 1950 / Round: 2 / Pick: 26
Organizations
 As player:
1950
1951-1961
1963
1964
Cleveland Browns
Detroit Lions
Baltimore Colts
Washington Redskins
Career highlights and awards
Pro Bowls: 1 (1961)
Playing stats at NFL.com
College Football Hall of Fame

Jim Richard "Jungle Jim" Martin (April 8, 1924 – October 9, 2002) was an American football linebacker and placekicker who played fourteen seasons in the National Football League, from 1950–1961 and 1963–1964, mainly for the Detroit Lions. He was selected to the Pro Bowl after the 1961 season. In 1962 he was an assistant coach for the Denver Broncos. He was an All-American at the University of Notre Dame and was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1995.

Martin also served in the Marines.[citation needed]

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