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Encyclopedia > George Shaw (American football)
George Shaw
Date of birth July 25, 1933
Place of birth Portland, Oregon
Date of death January 3, 1998
Place of death Portland, Oregon
Height ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight 183 lb (83 kg)
Position(s) Quarterback
College Oregon
NFL Draft 1955 / Round 1 / Pick 1
Statistics
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1959-1960
1961
1962
Baltimore Colts
New York Giants
Minnesota Vikings
Denver Broncos

George Howard Shaw (July 25, 1933January 3, 1998) was an American football quarterback who played seven seasons in the National Football League. July 25 is the 206th day (207th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 159 days remaining. ... Year 1933 (MCMXXXIII) was a common year starting on Sunday. ... Nickname: City of Roses, Stumptown, Bridgetown, PDX Location in Multnomah County and the state of Oregon Coordinates: Country United States State Oregon County Multnomah County Incorporated February 8, 1851 Mayor Tom Potter Area    - City 376. ... January 3 is the 3rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... Nickname: City of Roses, Stumptown, Bridgetown, PDX Location in Multnomah County and the state of Oregon Coordinates: Country United States State Oregon County Multnomah County Incorporated February 8, 1851 Mayor Tom Potter Area    - City 376. ... A foot (plural: feet) is a non-SI unit of distance or length, measuring around a third of a metre. ... An inch (plural: inches; symbol or abbreviation: in or, sometimes, ″ - a double prime) is the name of a unit of length in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... The metre, or meter (U.S.), is a measure of length. ... The pound is the name of a number of units of mass, all in the range of 300 to 600 grams. ... The U.S. National Prototype Kilogram, which currently serves as the primary standard for measuring mass in the U.S. It was assigned to the United States in 1889 and is periodically recertified and traceable to the primary international standard, The Kilogram, held at the Bureau International des Poids et... In American football, each team has 11 players on the field at one time. ... Navy quarterback Aaron Polanco sets up to throw. ... This is a list of athletic conferences of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). ... The University of Oregon is a public university located in Eugene, Oregon. ... The NFL Draft (officially the NFL Annual Player Selection Meeting) is an annual sports draft in which National Football League (NFL) teams take turns selecting amateur college American football players and other first-time eligible players. ... The 1955 NFL Draft was held on January 27-28, 1955. ... There have been two unrelated American football teams called the Baltimore Colts based in Baltimore, Maryland. ... For the current season, see 2006 New York Giants season. ... City Minneapolis, Minnesota Other nicknames The Vikes, The Purple People Eaters Team colors Purple, Gold, and White Head Coach Brad Childress Owner Zygi Wilf General manager Rob Brzezinski Mascot Ragnar League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1961–present) Western Conference (1961-1969) Central Division (1967-1969) National Football Conference (1970... City Denver, Colorado Other nicknames Orange Crush Team colors Navy Blue, Orange, and White Head Coach Mike Shanahan Owner Pat Bowlen General manager Ted Sundquist Mascot Thunder, Miles League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960-1969) Western Division (1960-1969) National Football League (1970–present) American Football Conference (1970–present... July 25 is the 206th day (207th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 159 days remaining. ... Year 1933 (MCMXXXIII) was a common year starting on Sunday. ... January 3 is the 3rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... Navy quarterback Aaron Polanco sets up to throw. ... For other uses of National Football League, see National Football League (disambiguation). ...


A native Oregonian, Shaw quarterbacked Grant High School in Portland, Oregon to two state football championships before enrolling at the University of Oregon, where he was a first-team All-American in both football and baseball. Grant High School with respect to its surrounding area. ... Nickname: City of Roses, Stumptown, Bridgetown, PDX Location in Multnomah County and the state of Oregon Coordinates: Country United States State Oregon County Multnomah County Incorporated February 8, 1851 Mayor Tom Potter Area    - City 376. ... The University of Oregon is a public university located in Eugene, Oregon. ... All-American, a Broadway musical with book by Mel Brooks, music by Charles Strouse, and lyrics by Lee Adams, opened in New York on March 19, 1962, and played 80 performances. ... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... A view of the playing field at Busch Stadium II St. ...


He was selected by the Baltimore Colts as the first player in the 1955 NFL Draft. Shaw quickly became the starter, but in the early part of the 1956 season, he suffered a broken leg and was replaced by rookie backup Johnny Unitas. Shaw lasted two more years as Unitas' backup and eventually was traded to the New York Giants, where he played two seasons. Shaw played one season with the Minnesota Vikings and one with the Denver Broncos of the AFL before leaving football in 1962. There have been two unrelated American football teams called the Baltimore Colts based in Baltimore, Maryland. ... The 1955 NFL Draft was held on January 27-28, 1955. ... John Constantine Johnny Unitas (May 7, 1933 – September 11, 2002) was a professional American football player in the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s. ... For the current season, see 2006 New York Giants season. ... City Minneapolis, Minnesota Other nicknames The Vikes, The Purple People Eaters Team colors Purple, Gold, and White Head Coach Brad Childress Owner Zygi Wilf General manager Rob Brzezinski Mascot Ragnar League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1961–present) Western Conference (1961-1969) Central Division (1967-1969) National Football Conference (1970... City Denver, Colorado Other nicknames Orange Crush Team colors Navy Blue, Orange, and White Head Coach Mike Shanahan Owner Pat Bowlen General manager Ted Sundquist Mascot Thunder, Miles League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960-1969) Western Division (1960-1969) National Football League (1970–present) American Football Conference (1970–present... AFL logo The American Football League (AFL) was a professional league of American football that operated from 1960 to 1969. ...


Shaw died at his home in Portland after a long illness at the age of 64.[1] Nickname: City of Roses, Stumptown, Bridgetown, PDX Location in Multnomah County and the state of Oregon Coordinates: Country United States State Oregon County Multnomah County Incorporated February 8, 1851 Mayor Tom Potter Area    - City 376. ...


References

  1. ^ Shaw, whom Unitas replaced, dies at 64. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (January 4, 1998). Retrieved on 2007-02-01.

 
 

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