Dick Lane’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Apr 16, 1927

Death Date

January 29, 2002

Age of Death

74 years

Cause of Death

Heart Attack


Football Player

The football player Dick Lane died at the age of 74. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

One of the best NFL cornerbacks of the 1950s and 60s, nicknamed the Night Train. He spent his career with the Los Angeles Rams, Chicago Cardinals and Detroit Lions and was selected to 7 Pro Bowls.

He was married three times, one marriage being to singer Dinah Washington with whom he had three sons: Richard, Richard, and Larry.



“My object is to stop the guy with the ball before he gains another inch.” (Dick Lane)