<strong>Inductee William B. Dunavant Jr. gives an acceptance speech at the inaugural Memphis Sports Hall of Fame ceremony at AutoZone Park on Oct. 10, 2019.</strong> (Ziggy Mack/Daily Memphian)Subscribers only

Billy Dunavant: In a league of his own

Landing an NFL team for Memphis proved to be the dream that got away in Billy Dunavant’s professional life. But when the scores are added up, he won much more than he lost. And so did those who were fortunate enough to know him well. 

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