Charley Trippi - 1955 Bowman

Charles Louis “Charley” Trippi (December 14, 1921-) is the only player in the Pro Football Hall of Fame with 1,000 yards rushing, receiving and passing, Charley helped the Georgia Bulldogs win the 1943 Rose Bowl, where he was named the game’s MVP, before enlisting in the service during World War II He returned to the University of Georgia to lead the football team to an 8-2 record in 1945 and an undefeated season in 1946. He was named the Maxwell Award winner as the best college football player in the nation. The Chicago Cardinals took Trippi with the Number 1 pick overall in the 1945 NFL Draft. Charley played eight seasons for the Chicago Cardinals (1947-1954), was named to two NFL Pro Bowls and was a 1948 NFL All-Pro First Team selection. Charley was versatile player who played halfback, quarterback, punted and returned kicks. Trippi’s greatest moment came during his rookie season as the Cardinals met the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFL League Championship game. Trippi amassed 206 all-purpose yards including two touchdowns and two punt returns for 102 yards as the Cardinals beat the Eagles 228-21 capturing the 1947 NFL League Championship. The Eagles avenged their loss in the 1948 NFL title game against the Cardinals. Charley Trippi finished his career with 3,506 rushing yards and 1,321 receiving yards adding 34 touchdowns for 222 total all-purpose points. Charley Trippi was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1968 and the College Football Hall of Fame in 1959.



Condition Census (Explain)

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 GEM MT 10
2 MINT 9
2 MINT 9
2 MINT 9
3 NM-MT+ 8.5
4 NM-MT 8 (32)

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