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Encyclopedia > Rosey Brown

Roosevelt "Rosey" Brown (October 20, 1932 - June 9, 2004) was a Pro Football Hall of Famer who played offensive tackle for the New York Giants from 1953 to 1965. October 20 is the 293rd day of the year (294th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 72 days remaining. ... 1932 is a leap year starting on a Friday. ... June 9 is the 160th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (161st in leap years), with 205 days remaining. ... 2004(MMIV) is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Pro Football Hall of Fame is actually the National Football Leagues Hall of Fame. ... The offensive team or offense in American football or Canadian football, is the team that begins a play from scrimmage in possession of the ball. ... Conference NFC Division East Year Founded 1925 Home Field Giants Stadium City East Rutherford, New Jersey Team Colors Blue, Red, and White Head Coach Tom Coughlin League Championships 6: 1927 (NFL), 1934 (NFL), 1938 (NFL), 1956 (NFL), 1986 (Super Bowl XXI), 1990 (Super Bowl XXV) The New York Giants are... 1953 is a common year starting on Thursday. ... 1965 was a common year starting on Friday (link goes to calendar). ...

Born in Charlottesville, Virginia, he was drafted by the Giants out of Morgan State in 1953 after being noticed by the Giants in the Pittsburgh Courier, an African-American newspaper that named him to their 1952 Black All-American team. On the offensive line, Brown pass blocked for quarterbacks Charlie Conerly and Y.A. Tittle and run blocked for backs like Alex Webster and Frank Gifford. Despite his 6'3", 255-pound frame, Brown was very quick on his feet which was very unusual for his era. Location in Virginia Founded  -Incorporated 1762   County Independent City Mayor David Brown Area  - Total  - Water 177. ... The Pittsburgh Courier was a newspaper for African-Americans. ... African Americans, also known as Afro-Americans, Black Americans, or blacks are an ethnic group in the United States of America whose ancestors, usually in predominant part, were indigenous to West and Central Africa. ... 1952 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... The quarterback is a position in the offensive backfield of American and Canadian football, directly behind players of the line. He is generally the leader of the offensive team when it is on the field, responsible for initiating play by receiving the snap of the ball from the center. ... Yelberton Abraham Tittle (October 24, 1926, Marshall, Texas) is a former American Football quarterback who played for the Baltimore Colts, San Francisco 49ers, and the New York Giants. ... Alex Webster is the bass player and founding member of the death metal band Cannibal Corpse. ... Frank Newton Gifford (born August 16, 1930 in Santa Monica, California) was an American football player and one of the better-known American sports commentators in the latter part of the 20th century who made the transition from an athlete to broadcasting. ...

Brown was named to the Pro Bowl a total of nine times and helped the Giants win the NFL Championship in 1956. The Pro Bowl is the National Football Leagues All-Star game. ... 1956 was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Following the 1965 season, Brown retired, suffering from chronic phlebitis. He became the Giants' assistant offensive line coach in 1966 and was promoted to offensive line coach in 1969. He remained with the Giants organization in the scouting department for many years. 1965 was a common year starting on Friday (link goes to calendar). ... Phlebitis is an inflammation of a vein (usually in the legs). ... 1966 was a common year starting on Saturday (link goes to calendar) // Events January January 1 - In a coup, Colonel Jean-Bédel Bokassa ousts president David Dacko and takes over the Central African Republic. ... 1969 was a common year starting on Wednesday For other uses, see Number 1969. ...

He died at his home in Mansfield Township, New Jersey on June 9, 2004 at the age of 71. Mansfield Township is the name of some places in the U.S. state of New Jersey: Mansfield Township, Burlington County, New Jersey Mansfield Township, Warren County, New Jersey This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ...

Also Rosey Brown is the name of Anthony Record's solo internet experimental pop project. [1]

External links

  • The Sporting News: Football's 100 Greatest Players: Roosevelt Brown
  • ESPN obituary

  Results from FactBites:
ESPN Classic - Brown was one of the first big, mobile linemen (832 words)
Brown and guard Jim Parker, another member of the 75th Anniversary team, were contemporaries in the '50s and '60s and the first two strictly offensive linemen elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Parker, primarily a guard, was inducted in 1973; Brown in '75.
Brown was one of two renowned Roseys on the Giants in the later '50s and early '60s, the other being defensive tackle Roosevelt Grier.
Blog of Death: Rosey Brown (188 words)
Roosevelt "Rosey" Brown, a former offensive lineman for the New York Giants, died on June 9.
Born in Charlottesville, Va., Brown was playing the trombone in his high school band when the football coach decided to turn the 180-pound, 13-year-old into an athlete.
Brown was voted to the All-NFL team for eight consecutive seasons, selected as the league's Lineman of the Year in 1956 and named to the NFL's 75th anniversary team.
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