Al Benecick, American football player, died at 78

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Al Benecick, born on March 20, 1937 and died September 29, 2015.

Al was a Canadian Football League offensive lineman who played for the Saskatchewan Roughriders from 1959 through 1968.

He was part of the Grey Cup championship-winning Saskatchewan Roughriders in 1966.

Al retired as a member of the Edmonton Eskimos in 1969.

During Al’s time as a member of the Saskatchewan Roughriders, he was named to the CFL’s Western All-Star team 4 times.

Al was inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in 1996.

Al Benecick died on September 29, 2015.