Sam Dana

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Sam Dana (born Sam Salemi)
Date of birth (1903-08-07)August 7, 1903
Place of birth Brooklyn, New York
Date of death October 29, 2007(2007-10-29) (aged 104)
Place of death Buffalo, New York
Career information
Position(s) RB
College Columbia University
Career history
As player
1926 Hartford Blues
1928 New York Yankees
Career stats

Sam Dana (August 7, 1903 – October 29, 2007), born Sam Salemi, was a professional American football player who played running back for two seasons for the Hartford Blues and New York Yankees. At the time of his death, Dana was thought to be the oldest living NFL player.[1]


  1. ^ "Sam Dana, NFL's oldest former player, dies at 104". The Courier-Journal. 2007-10-31. Retrieved 2007-12-10. [dead link]

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