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If Gene Mingo's life was a movie, nobody would believe it. (AP)
If Gene Mingo's life was a movie, nobody would believe it. (AP)
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Gene Mingo was a halfback, kick returner and pro football's first black field goal kicker. He's one of the few players in pro football history to have scored six different ways. But Mingo's story goes beyond his success on the football field and his Hall of Fame bid. Mingo faced racism, a lack of education and drug addiction. He also nearly killed his own wife. This week on Only A Game, Gene Mingo's story.

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