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Encyclopedia > Marshall Goldberg

Marshall Goldberg (October 25, 1917April 3, 2006) was an American football running back with the Chicago Cardinals in the National Football League. October 25 is the 298th day of the year (299th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 67 days remaining. ... 1917 (MCMXVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar. ... April 3 is the 93rd day of the year (94th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 272 days remaining. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... High school running back A running back, halfback or tailback is the position of a player on an American and Canadian football team who lines up in the offensive backfield. ... City Glendale, Arizona Other nicknames The Cards Team colors Cardinal Red, Black, and White Head Coach Dennis Green Owner Bidwill Family General manager John Idzik Fight song None Mascot Big Red Local radio Flagship stations: KMVP (860 AM), KTAR (620 AM), and KMIA (710 AM)-Spanish Announcers: Kent Derdivanis and... The National Football League (NFL) is the largest professional American football league, consisting of thirty-two teams from American cities and regions. ...

Goldberg was born in Elkins, West Virginia. At the University of Pittsburgh under coach Jock Sutherland, he led his team to back-to-back national championships in 1936 and 1937. Goldberg's 1936 team won the Rose Bowl. He was runner-up for the 1938 Heisman Trophy and a two-time All-American. During his Pitt career he amassed 1,957 rushing yards, a school record that stood until 1974 when Tony Dorsett surpassed it. Later Sports Illustrated named him a member of the 1930s College Football Team of the Decade. In 1958 he was enshrined in the College Football Hall of Fame. Elkins is a city located in Randolph County, West Virginia. ... The University of Pittsburgh is a state-related, doctoral/research university in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. ... Dr. John B. Jock Sutherland Born on March 11, 1889, at Coupar Angus, Scotland. ... See also: 1935 in sports, 1937 in sports and the list of years in sports. Events May 12: Jockey Ralph Neves was involved in a racing accident at Bay Meadows Racetrack in San Mateo, California and mistakenly pronounced dead. ... The Rose Bowl is an annual American college football game, usually played on January 1 (New Years Day) at the stadium of the same name in Pasadena, California. ... See also: 1937 in sports, other events of 1938, 1939 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Baseball World Series: New York Yankees defeat the Chicago Cubs, 4-0. ... The Heisman Memorial Trophy Award, named after former college football player and coach John W. Heisman, is considered the most prestigious award in American college football and is given annually to the top player in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). ... An All-America team is a sports team composed of star players. ... See also: 1973 in sports, other events of 1974, 1975 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: Richard Petty won the Daytona 500 NASCAR Championship - Richard Petty IROC Championship - inaugural year won by Mark Donohue Indianapolis 500 - Johnny Rutherford USAC Racing - Bobby Unser... Anthony Drew Dorsett (born April 7, 1954 in the Pittsburgh suburb of Rochester, Pennsylvania) was an American football running back who was a star in college football and the NFL. Dorsett was a star running back at University of Pittsburgh and helped to lead them to a national title in... July 1999 cover showing soccer star Brandi Chastain Sports Illustrated is a popular weekly American sports magazine owned by media giant Time Warner. ... See also: 1957 in sports, other events of 1958, 1959 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing NASCAR Championship - Lee Petty Indianapolis 500 - Jimmy Bryan USAC Racing - Tony Bettenhausen won the season championship Formula One Championship - Mike Hawthorn of Great Britain February 23 - Cuban rebels kidnap... The College Football Hall of Fame, located in South Bend, Indiana, United States, is a hall of fame devoted to college football. ...

After college he played professional football for the Chicago Cardinals from 1939-43, interrupted by his service during World War II in the U.S. Navy, then again from 1946-48. The Cardinals won the 1947 NFL Championship and captured the Division title in 1948. He was a four-time All-Pro. Combatants Allies: Poland, British Commonwealth, France/Free France, Soviet Union, United States, China, and others Axis Powers: Germany, Italy, Japan, and others Casualties Military dead:17 million Civilian dead:33 million Total dead:50 million Military dead:8 million Civilian dead:4 million Total dead:12 million World War II... The United States Navy (USN) is the branch of the United States armed forces responsible for conducting naval operations around the globe. ... See also: 1946 in sports, other events of 1947, 1948 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto racing Wally Parks founds the Southern California Timing Association, to better organize drag racing. ... See also: 1947 in sports, 1949 in sports and the list of years in sports. Baseball January 29: Commissioner Happy Chandler fines the Yankees, Cubs, and Phillies $500 each for signing high school players. ...

He worked in the insurance industry after his football career ended. In 1965 he took over a machine parts company, Marshall Goldberg Machine Tools Ltd., of Rosemont, Illinois. 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... Rosemont is a village located in Cook County, Illinois, founded in 1956. ...

Goldberg died at age 88 at a nursing home in Chicago.

External links

  • College Football Hall of Fame
  • Hall of Fame obituary


  • Paul Zeise (2006). Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Obituary of Marshall Goldberg. Retrieved April 6, 2006.

  Results from FactBites:
HickokSports.com - Biography - Marshall Goldberg (233 words)
Goldberg was a member of two "Dream Backfields," as a college player at the University of Pittsburgh and as a professional player with the NFL's Chicago Cardinals.
As a senior, Goldberg asked to be moved to fullback, a position that had been depleted by graduation.
In his last two seasons, Goldberg was replaced by Charlie Trippi, but remained with the team as a valuable backup.
Jonah Goldberg's Goldberg File on National Review Online (2063 words)
Marshall, who was once counted as a hawk, seems to have lost his nerve.
Marshall doesn't sound like a John Bircher fretting that Ike is a Communist, but he does buy into this notion that ideologues are secretly running the place, and pushing a president without a mind of his own into following a radical agenda.
Marshall's proof that there is a secret plan afoot actually derives from on-the-record quotes and public statements.
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