Bob Waterfield's jersey


Bob Waterfield burst onto the NFL scene in 1945 when he became the first rookie in history to win the league's  Most Valuable Player award after leading the Rams to a league title.  Waterfield led the Rams to an additional three straight title games, claiming a 24-17 victory over the Cleveland Browns in 1951.  

The versatile Waterfield was an ace defensive back for the first four years of his careeer as well as a top punter and an accurate place kicker.   

A jersey (yellow with blue number 7) worn by Waterfield in the 1950's can bee seen on display in the Hall's Exhibition Rotunda.

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