Dante Lavelli's Career Capsule

Full Name: Dante Bert Joseph Lavelli

Birthdate: February 23, 1923

Birthplace: Hudson, Ohio

Died: January 20, 2009

High School: Hudson (Ohio)

Elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame: January 11, 1975

Enshrined into Pro Football Hall of Fame: August 2, 1975

Presenter: Paul Brown, Lavelli's coach with Browns

Other Members of Class of 1975: Roosevelt Brown, George Connor, Lenny Moore

Pro Career: 11 seasons, 123 games

Drafted: 12th round (103rd overall) in 1947 by Los Angeles Rams

Uniform Number: 86, (56)