Stephen W. Van Buren (Wham Bam, Supersonic Steve, Blockbuster)
Height: 6-0 Weight: 200 lbs.
Born: December 28, 1920 in La Ceiba, Honduras
Died: August 23, 2012 in Lancaster, PA
High School: Warren Easton
College: LSU (school history)
Drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the 1st round (5th overall) of the 1944 NFL Draft.
The research for this page was done by Scott Kacsmar.
Read his extensive three-part article (Part I - Part II -
Part III) for full details.
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