The Oakland Raiders are mourning the passing of Dr. Robert Albo, the former team physician and longtime surgical consultant for the Raiders and for the Golden State Warriors.
On their official website, the team released this statement regarding Ablo’s passing:
We are deeply saddened by the loss of Dr. Robert Albo.
The Oakland Raiders have always admired his Commitment to Excellence that he constantly demonstrated in the art of medicine. His dedication to those who came in touch with him was outstanding and we recognize his great life.
The fire that burns brightest in Bob Albo was his relentless effort to bring the values and virtues that are the American way of life to those around him.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to his wife Marge and the family.
Albo was the subject of a 1993, Sports Illustrated article by Franz Lidz.
You can read that article here.