Al Davis turns 82 years old on July 4, 2011. In 1972, he became the new managing general partner of the Oakland Raiders, with most of the control over team operations.
Lately, Davis has been known for his world famous press conferences where he talks about why he has fired recent coaches. The young generation of today may not fully understand what Davis has done for the game of football and the NFL.
Davis is the only person in the world today who can say he's been a commissioner of the league, a head coach, a general manager and owner of a professional football team.
Let's take a look at five of the most memorable moments in Al Davis's career.