Sid Gillman

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Birthday
26, 1911
Birthplace
Minneapolis, MN
Death Date
Jan 3, 2003 (91)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
26, 1911
Birthplace
Minneapolis, MN
Death Date
Jan 3, 2003 (91)

About

American football player, coach, executive, and innovator who pioneered deep downfield passes.

Before Fame

He would take football clips home to study when he worked as a movie-theater usher.

Trivia

He became the first coach in the history of American football to be inducted into both the College and Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Family Life

He fathered three daughters, Lyle, Bobbie Korbin, and Terry, as well as a son, Tom, with his wife Esther Berg.

Associated With

He and quarterback Joe Namath both spent one season playing for the Rams.