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This Hall of Fame Cowboy appeared in today’s vintage Red Kettle ad!

Submitted by on December 16, 2011 – 2 Comments

After he returned from his tour of duty in Vietnam, he began playing for the Dallas Cowboys.

He lead the club to multiple Super Bowl victories and was the first player to win the Heisman Trophy and Super Bowl MVP!

Today's vintage ad celeb!

And, he’s one of a dozen or more actors, athletes, comedians, and musicians who gave their time to record brief television ads to promote The Salvation Army’s iconic Red Kettle campaign!

Click on the links below to watch other vintage TV spots:
:: Greer Garson
:: Julius Erving
:: Bob Hope
:: Burl Ives
:: Bill Cosby
:: Michael Landon
:: Milton Berle

So, can you guess which famous Cowboy is in today’s ad? Click on the arrow in the player below to find out.


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