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Nearly 50 years after his fantastic football career ended, Billy Shaw again made history when he became the first (and still only) player to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame who spent his entire career (1961-69) in the AFL. Shaw spent his entire career with the Buffalo Bills, and was part of the fantastic AFL champion teams of 1964 & 1965. Here the Hall of Fame guard discusses how he got into professional, and his time with the Bills.
Billy Shaw holds a unique position in professional football history. A guard for the Buffalo Bills from 1961-1969, in 1999, Shaw became the first person inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame to play his entire career in the AFL. Among the other accolades that Shaw has earned are being named to eight consecutive AFL All-Star Games, being an eight-time All-AFL selection, a two-time AFL champion, a member of the All-Time AFL First Team, a member of the Bills Wall of Fame and the Bills 50th Anniversary Team.