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Football helped build bond between father and son

Chiefs QB Trent Green acknowledges that the weekend will be emotional as he experiences his first Father's Day without his dad Jim.

Originally Published: June 16, 2006
By Len Pasquarelli | ESPN.com

The Green boys, T.J. and Derek, both have baseball games scheduled for this weekend. And as his father did with him and older brother Troy during their various athletic pursuits as youngsters, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Trent Green won't miss a single pitch.

What he will miss is being able to spend Father's Day with his dad, Jim Green, who died last October of a heart attack at only 58 years of age, and with no health problems of which his family was aware.

"It's ...

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