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Date of Birth 26 November 1946Charleston, South Carolina, USA
Birth NameArthur Shell
Height 6' 5" (1.96 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Art Shell was born on November 26, 1946 in Charleston, South Carolina, USA as Arthur Shell. He is married to Janice. They have two children.

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Janice (? - present) (2 children)

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An offensive tackle with the Oakland & Los Angeles Raiders from 1968 to 1982, he was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1989.
In 1989 he became the first African-American head coach of the modern NFL era. He won 54 games and lost 38 as head coach.
(February 11) The Oakland Raiders announced that Shell has been re-hired as its head coach. He was fired in 1994, and has not coached an NFL team since.
Fired by the Oakland Raiders after 1 season and a 2-14 record. [January 2007]

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