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Charley Trippi(born December 14 is the 348th day of the year (349th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. There are 17 days remaining. Events 867 - Adrian II becomes Pope 872 - John VIII becomes Pope 1287 - Zuider Zee sea wall collapses, killing over 50,000 people 1542 - Princess Mary Stuart becomes Queen... December 14, 1922 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). Events January 7 - Dáil Éireann, the extra-legal parliament of the Irish Republic, ratifies the Anglo-Irish Treaty by 64-57 votes. January 10 - Arthur Griffith is elected President of Dáil Éireann... 1922, in Pittston is a city located in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 8,104. Geography Pittston is located at 41°1926 North, 75°4720 West (41.323865, -75.788894)1. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city... Pittston, Pennsylvania)was in 1946 was a common year starting on Tuesday. (see link for calendar) Events January January 4 - Theodore Schurch becomes the last person to be executed for offences committed under the Treachery Act of 1940 January 7 - Allied recognize Austrian republic with 1937 borders - the country is divided into four occupation... 1946 a two-time All-American from the Located 60 miles northeast of Atlanta in Athens, Georgia, the University of Georgia was the first state-chartered university in the United States, making it the birthplace of the American system of public higher education. It was incorporated January 27, 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly which gave its trustees... University of Georgia, and was a key figure in the inter-league battling between the new AII-America Football Conference ( The All-America Football Conference (AAFC) was a professional American football league that challenged the rival National Football League from 1946 to 1949. The league was created in June 1944 and began play in in 1946. The AAFC successfully competed against the National Football League in many cities, outdrawing the... AAFC) and the NFL logo For other uses of the abbreviation NFL, see NFL (disambiguation). The National Football League (NFL) is the largest and most popular professional American football league in the world, consisting of thirty-two teams from American cities. The league was formed in 1920 as the American Professional Football Association... National Football League.


The The All-America Football Conference (AAFC) was a professional American football league that challenged the rival National Football League from 1946 to 1949. The league was created in June 1944 and began play in in 1946. The AAFC successfully competed against the National Football League in many cities, outdrawing the... AAFC's The New York Yankees are a Major League baseball team based in The Bronx, New York City. They are in the Eastern Division of the American League. The Yankees have won 26 World Series in 39 appearances; the St. Louis Cardinals and the Oakland Athletics are tied for second with... New York Yankees were so sure they had signed him to a contract that they called a press conference in State nickname: Empire State Other U.S. States Capital Albany Largest city New York Governor George Pataki Official languages None Area 141,205 km² (27th)  - Land 122,409 km²  - Water 18,795 km² (13.3%) Population ( 2000)  - Population 18,976,457 (3rd... New York to announce the happy news. But while the State nickname: Empire State Other U.S. States Capital Albany Largest city New York Governor George Pataki Official languages None Area 141,205 km² (27th)  - Land 122,409 km²  - Water 18,795 km² (13.3%) Population ( 2000)  - Population 18,976,457 (3rd... New York newsmen gathered, The Arizona Cardinals are a National Football League team based in Tempe, Arizona. Founded: 1898 Formerly known as: Chicago Cardinals, 1920-1959; St. Louis Cardinals, 1960-1987; Phoenix Cardinals, 1988-1993. Home stadium: Sun Devil Stadium - Tempe, Arizona Uniform colors: Cardinal red and White Helmet design: white helmet, the silhouette... Chicago Cardinals owner Charles W. Bidwill Sr. announced in Chicagos skyline at day Chicago is the third largest city in the United States, after New York City and Los Angeles, with an official population of 2,896,016, as of the 2000 US Census. It is the fourth largest city in North America and the seventh largest in... Chicago he had signed Trippi to a four-year contract worth $100,000. For those days, the size of the contract was stunning news and a big breakthrough in the inter-league war. Trippi became an outstanding threat in the backfield.


Never was Trippi more magnificent than in the 1947 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). Events January January 1 - British mines nationalized January 1 - Nigeria gains limited autonomy January 1 - The Canadian Citizenship Act went into effect January 3 - Proceedings of the U.S. Congress are televised for the first time... 1947 NFL Championship Game when the Cardinals defeated the The Philadelphia Eagles are a National Football League team based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The team was founded in 1933 by co-owners Bert Bell and Lud Wray. Their home stadium is Lincoln Financial Field (2003-), with previous home venues having been Veterans Stadium (1971-2002), Franklin Field (1958-1970), Connie... Philadelphia Eagles, 28-21. Playing on an icy field in Chicagos skyline at day Chicago is the third largest city in the United States, after New York City and Los Angeles, with an official population of 2,896,016, as of the 2000 US Census. It is the fourth largest city in North America and the seventh largest in... Chicago, Charley wore basketball shoes for better traction and totaled 206 yards, including 102 yards on two punt returns. He scored touchdowns on a 44-yard run and a 75-yard punt return.He played as a left halfback for four seasons before switching to quarterback for two years. Charley then moved back to offensive halfback for one campaign before changing almost exclusively to the defensive unit in 1954 was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). Events January events January 14 - The Hudson Motor Car Company merges with Nash-Kelvinator forming the American Motors Corporation January 14 - Marilyn Monroe weds Joe DiMaggio. January 15 - Mau Mau leader Waruhiu Itote is captured in... 1954 and 1955 is a common year starting on Saturday. Events January-April January 2 - Panama president Jose Antonio Remon is assassinated. January 19 - The Scrabble board game debuts. February 8 - Nikolai Bulganin ousts Georgi Malenkov February 13 - Israel obtains 4 of the 7 Dead Sea scrolls. February 23 - First meeting of... 1955. He also was the Cardinals' punter and he excelled on the punt and kickoff return teams.


Due to relaxed regulations during the war years, Charley played in five College All-Star classics, two while at the Located 60 miles northeast of Atlanta in Athens, Georgia, the University of Georgia was the first state-chartered university in the United States, making it the birthplace of the American system of public higher education. It was incorporated January 27, 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly which gave its trustees... University of Georgia, two while in the service and a fifth as a Cardinal in 1948 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). Events January-February January 1 - Nationalisation of UK railways to form British Railways. Arab militants lay siege to the Jewish Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem. First day of the Italian republican constitution. January 4... 1948.


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New Georgia Encyclopedia: Charley Trippi (b. 1920) (532 words)
Charles "Charley" Trippi, a University of Georgia (UGA) halfback from 1941 to 1943 and 1945 to 1946,
Trippi was born on December 14, 1920, in Pittston, Pennsylvania.
Trippi captained the Bulldogs in his senior year, leading the 1946 team to an undefeated SEC championship season and a Sugar Bowl victory and winning the Maxwell Award as college player of the year.
Charley Trippi - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (294 words)
Trippi attended the University of Georgia and was a two-time All-America selection.
Trippi was a big part in the battling between the NFL and AAFC.
Trippi's addition completed Bidwill’s quest for a "Dream Backfield." Although Bidwill did not live to see it, Charley became the game breaker in a talented corps that included Paul Christman, Pat Harder, Marshall Goldberg and, later, Elmer Angsman.
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