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Daniel "Dan" Reeves (June 30, 1912April 15, 1971) was the owner of the Cleveland/Los Angeles Rams from 1941 to his death in 1971.

In addition to the controversial move of the Rams from Clevelandmarker to Los Angelesmarker, Reeves is remembered for being the first NFL owner to sign an African-American player in the post World War II era (halfback Kenny Washington, Woody Strode also signed the same year) and the first to employ a full-time scouting staff.

Reeves was enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Famemarker in 1967.

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