Mike Baab

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Mike Baab
No. 61, 68, 60
Center
Personal information
Date of birth: (1959-12-06) December 6, 1959 (age 54)
Place of birth: Fort Worth, Texas
Career information
College: Texas
NFL Draft: 1982 / Round: 4 / Pick: 115
Debuted in 1982
Last played in 1992
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played147
Games started137
Fumble recoveries2
Stats at DatabaseFootball.com
 
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Mike Baab
No. 61, 68, 60
Center
Personal information
Date of birth: (1959-12-06) December 6, 1959 (age 54)
Place of birth: Fort Worth, Texas
Career information
College: Texas
NFL Draft: 1982 / Round: 4 / Pick: 115
Debuted in 1982
Last played in 1992
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played147
Games started137
Fumble recoveries2
Stats at DatabaseFootball.com

Michael James Baab (born December 6, 1959 in Fort Worth, Texas)[1] is a former American football center who played eleven seasons in the National Football League, mainly with the Cleveland Browns.

Early years[edit]

Raised in Euless, Texas, he graduated from Trinity High School in 1978.[2] Consensus All-State and All-American honors came his senior year of 1978. While attending the University of Texas at Austin from 1978–1981, Mike was voted team captain by his Longhorn teammates. He received All-Southwest Conference and second team All-American honors in 1981.

NFL[edit]

Baab was selected by the Cleveland Browns in the 5th round of the 1982 NFL Draft, the 115th overall pick.[3] He played for the Browns from 1982 to 1987, the New England Patriots in 1988 and 1989, the Browns again in 1990 and 1991, and finished his career with the Kansas City Chiefs in 1992.[4] [5]

Personal life[edit]

After retiring from football, Baab moved to the Scottish Highland Games for competition. He won the Masters World Championship in the 45-49 age class in 2005.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Patriots.com". Retrieved 2007-09-05. 
  2. ^ "WFAA.com - My High School; Euless Trinity Trojans; Famous Alumni". WFAA.com. Archived from the original on 2007-09-28. Retrieved 2007-05-15. 
  3. ^ "DatabaseFootball". Retrieved 2007-09-05. 
  4. ^ "Footballdb.com". Retrieved 2007-09-05. 
  5. ^ "DatabaseFootball". Retrieved 2007-09-05. 
  6. ^ "ScottishMasters.org". Retrieved 2007-09-05.