Biography - A Short Wiki
Hall of Fame 1940’s NFL running back was a 4-time rushing champion and 7-time All-Pro with the Eagles from 1944 to 1951.
He was drafted 5th overall by the Eagles in 1944, after leading the nation in touchdowns at Louisiana State University.
His #15 jersey was retired by the Philadelphia Eagles.
He was orphaned as a child in La Ceiba, Honduras before moving to New Orleans to live with relatives.
He was selected to the NFL 75th Anniversary All-Time Team with Jim Brown.
How did Steve Van Buren die?
Steve Van Buren's death was caused by Pneumonia.Van Buren died of pneumonia on August 23, 2012, in Lancaster at the age of 91.
|Cause of death||Pneumonia|
|Age of death||91 years|
|Death date||August 23, 2012|
|Place of death||Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States|
|Place of burial||N/A|