Dan James

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Dan James
Date of birth (1937-08-10) August 10, 1937 (age 79)
Place of birth Cincinnati, Ohio
Date of death July 4, 1987 (Age 49)
Career information
Position(s) Tackle
College Ohio State
NFL draft 1959 / Round: 1 / Pick 8
(By the San Francisco 49ers)
Career history
As player
1960–1966 Pittsburgh Steelers
1967 Chicago Bears
Career stats

Daniel Anthony James (born August 10, 1937 in Cincinnati, Ohio) is a former professional American football offensive lineman for the Pittsburgh Steelers from 1960 to 1966. He played college football at Ohio State University.

Dan attended Elder High School and the Center was drafted with the eight pick in the first round of the 1959 NFL Draft by the San Francisco 49ers.[1]

He eventually played with the Pittsburgh Steelers and retired in the late 1960s. He then returned home to Cincinnati with his wife and children.

Dan's illustrious football career was succeeded by his grandson, Casey Lysaght, who was noted to be one of the best offensive linemen Elder High School has produced since Dan played at Elder.