Gino Marchetti

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Birthday
2, 1927
Birthplace
Smithers, WV
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
2, 1927 (age 90)
Birthplace
Smithers, WV

About

Pro Football Hall of Fame defensive end and member of the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.

Before Fame

He joined the U.S. Army after high school and fought as a machine gunner in the Battle of the Bulge.

Trivia

He was voted the 39th greatest player in NFL history by the NFL Network in 2010.

Family Life

He fathered seven children.

Associated With

He was called the greatest player in football by Los Angeles Rams coach, Sid Gillman.