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Wallace 'Wally' Triplett

 

Wally Triplett

Cheltenham High School Hall of Fame 1999

Date of Birth: April 18, 1926, in La Mott, Pennsylvania ( years old)

Source:

He is one of the Oldest Living Professionall football players

Mr. Triplett has been called the "Jackie Robinson" of Penn State football. He was the

first African-American to start and the first to earn a varsity letter on a Penn State

University football team.

 

Teams:

1949 Detroit Lions (NFL)

1950 Detroit Lions (NFL)

1952 Chicago Cardinals (NFL)

1953 Chicago Cardinals (NFL)

College:

Penn State University