Marty Feldman (American football)

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Martin "Marty" Feldman (born September 12, 1922) was the second head coach of the American Football League's Oakland Raiders. He became head coach on September 18, 1961, following the dismissal of Eddie Erdelatz. His overall record as head coach was 2-15. He was succeeded by Red Conkright on October 16, 1962.

Born in Los Angeles, California, Feldman played college football at Stanford University, where he played guard.[1] He also played on the school's rugby team, and was named to the Stanford Athletic Hall of Fame for that sport. Feldman served in the United States Marines during World War II and earned three Purple Hearts.[2]

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  1. ^ "Raiders Drop Erdelatz as Coach". New York Times. 1961-09-19. Retrieved 2008-06-12. 
  2. ^ "Raiders fire Erdelatz; Feldman named mentor". Oakland Tribune. 1961-09-18. Retrieved 2008-06-10. 

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