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Encyclopedia > Paddy Driscoll
Paddy Driscoll
Date of birth January 11, 1895(1895-01-11)
Place of birth Flag of the United States Evanston, Illinois
Date of death June 28, 1968 (aged 73)
Place of death Chicago, Illinois
Position(s) Quarterback
College Northwestern
Honors NFL 1920s All-Decade Team
Career Record 28-17-2
Playing Stats DatabaseFootball
Coaching Stats DatabaseFootball
Team(s) as a player
1920
1920-1925
1926-1929
Decatur Staleys
Chicago Cardinals
Chicago Bears
Team(s) as a coach/administrator
1920-1922
1956-1957
Chicago Cardinals
Chicago Bears
College Hall of Fame
Pro Football Hall of Fame, 1965

John Leo "Paddy" Driscoll (January 11, 1895 - June 28, 1968) was a Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback. is the 11th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1895 (MDCCCXCV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Incorporated City in 1872. ... is the 179th day of the year (180th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Flag Seal Nickname: The Windy City Motto: Urbs In Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location Location in Chicagoland and northern Illinois Coordinates , Government Country State Counties United States Illinois Cook, DuPage Mayor Richard M. Daley (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 606. ... 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). ... For other uses, see Northwestern. ... See also National Football League NFL 1930s All-Decade Team NFL 1940s All-Decade Team NFL 1950s All-Decade Team NFL 1960s All-Decade Team NFL 1970s All-Decade Team NFL 1980s All-Decade Team NFL 1990s All-Decade Team Category: ... The Chicago Bears are a National Football League team based in Chicago, Illinois. ... City Glendale, Arizona Other nicknames The Cards, The Birds, Big Red, The Buzzsaw Team colors Cardinal Red, Black, and White Head Coach Ken Whisenhunt Owner Bill Bidwill General manager Rod Graves Mascot Big Red League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1920–present) Western Division (1933-1949) American Conference (1950-1952... City Chicago, Illinois Other nicknames Da Bears, The Monsters of the Midway Team colors Navy Blue and Orange Head Coach Barney Fartenhimer Owner Virginia Halas McCaskey Chairman Michael McCaskey General manager Jerry Angelo Fight song Bear Down, Chicago Bears Mascot Staley Da Bear League/Conference affiliations Independent (1919) National Football... City Glendale, Arizona Other nicknames The Cards, The Birds, Big Red, The Buzzsaw Team colors Cardinal Red, Black, and White Head Coach Ken Whisenhunt Owner Bill Bidwill General manager Rod Graves Mascot Big Red League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1920–present) Western Division (1933-1949) American Conference (1950-1952... City Chicago, Illinois Other nicknames Da Bears, The Monsters of the Midway Team colors Navy Blue and Orange Head Coach Barney Fartenhimer Owner Virginia Halas McCaskey Chairman Michael McCaskey General manager Jerry Angelo Fight song Bear Down, Chicago Bears Mascot Staley Da Bear League/Conference affiliations Independent (1919) National Football... See also: 1964 in sports, other events of 1965, 1966 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: Fred Lorenzen wins the Daytona 500 NASCAR Championship - Ned Jarrett Indianapolis 500 - Jimmy Clark USAC Racing - Mario Andretti Formula One Champion - Jimmy Clark of Great Britain... is the 11th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1895 (MDCCCXCV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... is the 179th day of the year (180th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Pro Football Hall of Fame is the hall of fame of the National Football League (NFL). ... Navy quarterback Aaron Polanco sets up to throw. ...



HE RULES At 5' 11" and 160 pounds, he was not big, but he made a big impact on American football during the decade of the 1920s. He was particularly known for his drop kicks and punting. In 1924, he recorded a 50 yard drop-kicked field goal and in 1925 he had a record 4 drop-kicked field goals in a single game. United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... A drop kick is someones dropping a ball and then kicking it when it bounces off the ground. ...


After attending Northwestern University, he played the 1919 season with the Hammond Pros (pre-NFL). From 1920-1925, he led the Chicago Cardinals and was also head coach from 1920 to 1922. For other uses, see Northwestern. ... The Hammond Pros from Hammond, Indiana played in the National Football League from 1920 to 1926. ... City Glendale, Arizona Other nicknames The Cards, The Birds, Big Red, The Buzzsaw Team colors Cardinal Red, Black, and White Head Coach Ken Whisenhunt Owner Bill Bidwill General manager Rod Graves Mascot Big Red League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1920–present) Western Division (1933-1949) American Conference (1950-1952...


In 1926, prompted by a fear that he would sign with the new AFL then being formed, the Cardinals traded him to the Chicago Bears where he continued to carry his team until he retired after the 1929 season. Later, he was head coach of the Bears for two seasons (1956 and 1957), compiling a record of 14-10-1. City Chicago, Illinois Other nicknames Da Bears, The Monsters of the Midway Team colors Navy Blue and Orange Head Coach Barney Fartenhimer Owner Virginia Halas McCaskey Chairman Michael McCaskey General manager Jerry Angelo Fight song Bear Down, Chicago Bears Mascot Staley Da Bear League/Conference affiliations Independent (1919) National Football...


Driscoll was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1965 and is a member of the NFL 1920s All-Decade Team. In 1974, he was also inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame. See also National Football League NFL 1930s All-Decade Team NFL 1940s All-Decade Team NFL 1950s All-Decade Team NFL 1960s All-Decade Team NFL 1970s All-Decade Team NFL 1980s All-Decade Team NFL 1990s All-Decade Team Category: ... College Football Hall of Fame front. ...


Driscoll died June 28, 1968 in Chicago, Illinois, at the age of 73. is the 179th day of the year (180th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Flag Seal Nickname: The Windy City Motto: Urbs In Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location Location in Chicagoland and northern Illinois Coordinates , Government Country State Counties United States Illinois Cook, DuPage Mayor Richard M. Daley (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 606. ...


External link

  • http://www.profootballhof.com/hof/member.jsp?player_id=60
Preceded by
Chuck Dressen
Chicago Bears Starting Quarterbacks
1926-1929
Succeeded by
Keith Molesworth

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Paddy Driscoll - definition of Paddy Driscoll in Encyclopedia (103 words)
He also played 13 games as an infielder in Major League Baseball with the Chicago Cubs in 1917.
Driscoll was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1965.
He died in Chicago, Illinois at the age of 73.
Member - Pro Football Hall of Fame (344 words)
John "Paddy" Driscoll, who excelled as a quarterback and halfback, proved himself to be a franchise player of the rarest kind.
Driscoll seemed always to be at his peak when the two teams played.
The possibility that Driscoll might defect to a new league being formed in 1926 prompted his trade to the Bears, where he continued to subdue the opposition single-handed through the remainder of his career that ended following the 1929 season.
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