Al Davis Biography

Allen "Al" Davis was an American football coach and executive. He was the principal owner and general manager of the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League from 1972 to 2011.

Under Davis' management, the Raiders became one of the most successful teams in professional sports. His motto for the team was "Just win, baby." Davis was active in civil rights, refusing to allow the Raiders to play in any city where black and white players had to stay in separate hotels. He was the first NFL owner to hire an African American head coach and a female chief executive. He was also the second NFL owner to hire a Latino head coach. He remains the only executive in NFL history to be an assistant coach, head coach, general manager, commissioner and owner. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Al Davis
Full Name:
Allen Davis
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Businessperson, Coach
Ethnicity:
Jewish people
Date of Birth:
July 4, 1929
Astrological Sign:
Cancer
Date of Death:
October 8, 2011
Age at Death:
82
Cause of Death:
Heart failure
Marriages
Al Davis Timeline
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