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Ralph Edward 'Boot' Stewart


Ralph Stewart

Date of Birth: December 10, 1925, in St. Louis, Missouri

Date of Death: July 30, 2016, in Columbia, Missouri (90 years old)


Kansas City Star - Published 08/05/16

Did you know?

Upon enlisting in the United States Navy during World War II, Boot was

assigned to pre- flight schools at Notre Dame, where he earned a varsity

football letter, and North Carolina, where he played for legendary coach

Bear Bryant. Following the war, he rejoined the Tigers and captained the

team in the 1946 Cotton Bowl.



1947 New York Yankees (AAFC)

1948 New York Yankees (AAFC)

1948 Baltimore Colts (AAFC)


University of Missouri, University of Notre Dame