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Bills legend Mike Stratton dies at age 78

Posted: 1:52 PM, Mar 25, 2020
Updated: 2020-03-25 13:52:17-04
Bills legend Mike Stratton dies at age 78

BUFFALO, N.Y. [WKBW] — Buffalo Bills legend Mike Stratton died on Wednesday after heart complications following a recent fall. He was 78-year-old.

Stratton spent 11 years with the Bills from 1962 until 1972. During his career, the linebacker was named an AFL All-Star six consecutive seasons from 1963 to 1968. Stratton was a key piece on the Bills' AFL title teams in 1964 and 1965.

Stratton's most iconic moment as a Bill was his hit in the 1964 AFL championship game on Keith Lincoln of the Chargers.

Stratton is on the Bills Wall of Fame and was named to the 50th anniversary team. He is also a member of the Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame.

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