184. Buford "Baby" Ray

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184. Buford "Baby" Ray

Buford "Baby" Ray played his college ball at Vanderbilt, and while he was not drafted in by any team in the NFL in 1938, he signed with the Green Bay Packers.  He would play his entire career in Wisconsin, which spanned 11 seasons.  Ray played Predominantly at Left Tackle, where he assisted the team in winning the 1938 and 1944 NFL Championship.  He would be named by UPI as an All-Pro four times (one First Team and three Second Team) and would be a Pro Bowl Selection in 1939.

Ray was named to the NFL 1940’s All-Decade Team.

The Bullet Points

  • Country of Origin: Una, Tennessee, U.S.A.
  • Eligible Since: Tuesday, 01 January 1963
  • Position: Tackle
  • Played For: Green Bay Packers
  • College: Fresno StateVanderbilt
  • Drafted: Undrafted in 1938
  • Major Accolades and Awards:

    NFL 1940s All-Decade Team
    Pro Bowl (1) (1939)
    NFL Championships (2) (Green Bay Packers 1938 & 1944)

Should Bufard "Baby" Ray be in the Hall of Fame?

Definitely put him in! - 66.7%
Maybe, but others deserve it first. - 11.1%
Probably not, but it wouldn't be the end of the world. - 0%
No opinion. - 0%
No way! - 22.2%
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