Charley Trippi Autographed Official Wilson NFL Football with “HOF 68” Added.
Lot 264. Charley Trippi Autographed Official Wilson NFL Football with “HOF 68” Added. The football is nicely signed in silver sharpie, nm 7 to nm-m 8. Trippi starred at the University of Georgia, receiving the Maxwell Award as the nation’s best college player in 1946. In 2007, ESPN ranked him among the 25 best college football players ever. From 1947-55, he played halfback or quarterback for the Chicago Cardinals, earning two Pro Bowl selections and All-Pro honors three times. In 1947, he helped the Cardinals to win the NFL Championship. A star during the regular season, he scored two touchdowns, on a 44-yard run and a 75-yard punt return, as the Cardinals defeated the Philadelphia Eagles, 28-21. Enshrined in both the College and Pro Halls of Fame, he is the only player in Canton to accumulate 1000 yards receiving, 1000 yards passing and 1000 yards rushing. The ball he signed, which is used, shows scattered surface material and color loss. Winning Bid $25.