Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis died yesterday at the age of 82, and the sports world is a far more boring place for his passing. He was truly one of a kind: a scout turned coach turned GM turned owner who almost single-handedly turned a fledgling football team into an international icon. Under Davis, the Raiders managed to be both a mom-and-pop style small business, and a Yankees-esque Evil Empire (minus the boatloads of cash, but with some real evil, word to Darryl Stingley). He wasn't always right, and he was always nice, but he was consistently entertaining. Here's a history of Al Davis' Most Gangster Moves.

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