Dante Lavelli

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Birthday
23, 1923
Birthplace
Ohio
Death Date
Jan 20, 2009 (85)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
23, 1923
Birthplace
Ohio
Death Date
Jan 20, 2009 (85)

About

Legendary Cleveland Browns wide receiver helped the team to establish a dynasty during its first 10 years in existence.

Before Fame

He was a quarterback in high school and was recruited as a halfback for Ohio State, but played only three games before an injury sidelined him.

Trivia

He won three NFL championships with the Browns and was selected to the Pro Bowl three times.

Family Life

He grew up in Hudson, northeast Ohio, the son of blue-collar Italian immigrants.

Associated With

Lou Groza was another Hall of Famer who played alongside Lavelli on the inaugural 1948 Cleveland Browns team.

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