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Jim Brown of Manhasset tied for third in

Jim Brown of Manhasset tied for third in the high jump at the Floral Park Track Championship after clearing the bar at 5'8". (May 3, 1953) Photo Credit: File Photo

Photos of native Long Islander and football great Jim Brown through the years.

An undated file photo of Cleveland Browns running
Photo Credit: AP

An undated file photo of Cleveland Browns running back Jim Brown.

Football star Jim Brown poses in an undated
Photo Credit: AP

Football star Jim Brown poses in an undated photo.

NFL Legend Jim Brown speaks to the crowd
Photo Credit: Mike Stobe

NFL Legend Jim Brown speaks to the crowd after being honored in his hometown community as part of a special program called "Hometown Hall of Famers" at Manhasset High School. (April 29, 2013)

NFL Legend Jim Brown gives a thumbs up
Photo Credit: Mike Stobe

NFL Legend Jim Brown gives a thumbs up after being honored in his hometown community as part of a special program called "Hometown Hall of Famers" at Manhasset High School. (April 29, 2013)

NFL Legend Jim Brown gives a thumbs up
Photo Credit: Mike Stobe

NFL Legend Jim Brown gives a thumbs up after being honored in his hometown community as part of a special program called "Hometown Hall of Famers" at Manhasset High School. (April 29, 2013)

Jim Brown

NFL legend Jim Brown poses after being honored
Photo Credit: Mike Stobe

NFL legend Jim Brown poses after being honored in his hometown community as part of a special program called "Hometown Hall of Famers" at his alma mater, Manhasset High School, on April 29, 2013.

Jim Brown poses in an undated file photo.
Photo Credit: Handout

Jim Brown poses in an undated file photo.

Jim Brown of Manhasset tied for third in
Photo Credit: File Photo

Jim Brown of Manhasset tied for third in the high jump at the Floral Park Track Championship after clearing the bar at 5'8". (May 3, 1953)

Manhasset football star Jim Brown in 1951.
Photo Credit: Newsday file photo

Manhasset football star Jim Brown in 1951.

Jim Brown takes a taste of his mom's
Photo Credit: Handout

Jim Brown takes a taste of his mom's cooking. Mrs. Theresa Brown gives Jim a taste of supper. (Dec. 4, 1952)

Jon Kaiman, North Hempstead town supervisor, with Jim
Photo Credit: Barry Sloan

Jon Kaiman, North Hempstead town supervisor, with Jim Brown, a football hall of famer and Manhasset hometown hero, at the grand re-opening of Manhasset Valley Park. (April 27, 2013)

Jim Brown signs autographs and greets fans during
Photo Credit: Barry Sloan

Jim Brown signs autographs and greets fans during the grand re-opening of Manhasset Valley Park and dedication of Jim Brown Field. (April 27, 2013)

Jim Brown walks with Tom Suozzi, while signing
Photo Credit: Barry Sloan

Jim Brown walks with Tom Suozzi, while signing autographs and greeting fans during the grand re-opening of Manhasset Valley Park and dedication of Jim Brown Field. (April 27, 2013)

Jim Brown is greeted by children from the
Photo Credit: Barry Sloan

Jim Brown is greeted by children from the Adventures in Learning program in Manhasset. (April 27, 2013)

Visitors look over a sign for the new
Photo Credit: Barry Sloan

Visitors look over a sign for the new Jim Brown Athletic Field during the grand re-opening of Manhasset Valley Park and dedication of the field. (April 27, 2013)

Members of the Manhasset High School Marching Band
Photo Credit: Barry Sloan

Members of the Manhasset High School Marching Band perform the national anthem during the grand re-opening of Manhasset Valley Park and dedication of Jim Brown Field on Saturday. (April 27, 2013)

Children from the Adventures in Learning program in
Photo Credit: Barry Sloan

Children from the Adventures in Learning program in Manhasset walk onto Jim Brown Field during the grand re-opening of Manhasset Valley Park and dedication of the field Saturday. (April 27, 2013)

Jim Brown, center, stands with his wife, Monique,
Photo Credit: Barry Sloan

Jim Brown, center, stands with his wife, Monique, as he is honored by North Hempstead Town Supervisor Jon Kaiman during the grand re-opening of Manhasset Valley Park and the dedication of Jim Brown Field Saturday. (April 27, 2013)

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