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The FRONTLINE Interview: Jim Otto

  • Aired: 10/08/2013
  • 30:05
  • Rating: NR
He played center for the Oakland Raiders from 1960 to 1974 and had a punishing history of injuries. He needed 74 surgeries for his football injuries, including the amputation of one of his legs. He spoke to FRONTLINE’s Tom Jennings on Dec. 22, 2012.
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Football took a major toll on his body, contributed to as many as 74 surgeries.
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