Joe Schmidt's Career Capsule

Full Name: Joseph Paul Schmidt

Birthdate: January 18, 1932

Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

High School: Brentwood (Pittsburgh, Pa.)

Elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame: January 13, 1973

Enshrined into Pro Football Hall of Fame:
July 28, 1973

Presenter: William Clay Ford, Owner/President, Lions

Other Members of Class of 1973: Raymond Berry, Jim Parker

Pro Career: 13 seasons, 155 games

Drafted: 7th round (85th player overall) in 1953 by Detroit Lions

Uniform Number:
56



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