Bob St. Clair


“The Geek”

Bob St. Clair

11 seasons
4 All-NFL selections
5 Pro Bowls




All-NFL selections


Pro Bowls
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"The game is built around roughness. There is a personal thrill out of knocking a man down, really hitting him. It’s the only satisfaction a lineman has."

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(San Francisco)...6'9'', 263...Robert Bruce St. Clair ...Third-round draft pick, 1953 ... Had size, speed, intelligence, love of hitting ... Excelled as both running, passing blocker ... Played on goal line defense, superb on special teams ... Blocked 10 field goals, 1956 ... All-NFL four years ... Starter in five Pro Bowls ... 49ers team captain ... Nicknamed "Geek" by teammates because of flamboyant lifestyle ... Born February 18, 1931, in San Francisco, California ... Died April 20 2015, at age of 84.