Mitchell was known for his athleticism on the field and activism off the field.
Pro Football Hall of Famer Bobby Mitchell, a standout for the Cleveland Browns and Washington Redskins from 1958-‘68, passed away Sunday afternoon, per the @ProFootballHOF. Mitchell was 84.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) April 6, 2020
NFL Hall of Famer Bobby Mitchell, who became the first African American to play for the Washington Redskins, has died at the age of 84 https://t.co/lk002pGzEG
— CNN (@CNN) April 6, 2020
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