Johnny Unitas's Career Capsule

Full Name: John Constantine Unitas

Birthdate: May 7, 1933

Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

High School: St. Justin’s (Pittsburgh, PA)

Died: September 11, 2002 in Timonium, Maryland

Elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame: January 20, 1979

Enshrined into Pro Football Hall of Fame: July 28, 1979

Presenter: Frank Gitschier, Unitas’s QB coach at Louisville

Other Members of the Class of 1979: Dick Butkus, Yale Lary, Ron Mix

Pro Career: 18 Seasons, 211 Games

Drafted: 9th round (102nd player overall) in 1955 by Pittsburgh Steelers

Transactions: January 22, 1973 - Unitas purchased by San Diego Chargers from the Baltimore Colts.

Uniform Number: #19



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