Bingaman on a 1954 Bowman football card
|Date of birth:||February 3, 1926|
|Place of birth:||McKenzie, Tennessee|
|Date of death:||November 20, 1970(aged 44)|
|NFL Draft:||1948 / Round: 3/ Pick 15|
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Lester Alonza Bingaman (February 3, 1926 – November 20, 1970) was an American football defensive lineman in the National Football League. Bingaman played seven seasons with the Detroit Lions, starting in 1948. He earned trips to the Pro Bowl in 1951 and 1953. He collapsed on the sidelines while serving as an assistant coach for the Miami Dolphins and later died in his sleep.
At reportedly well over 300 pounds, Bingaman was the heaviest player in the NFL during his playing career.
- Petrella, Tony (November 20, 1970). "Dolphin Aide Succimbs". Palm Beach Post. Retrieved 28 February 2010.
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|Miami Dolphins Defensive Coordinator
1966 – 1969
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