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Joe Fortunato

Joseph Francis Fortunato

Position: LB
Height: 6-1    Weight: 225 lbs.

Born: March 28, 1930 in Mingo Junction, OH
High School: Mingo Junction
College: VMI, Mississippi St.   (school history)
Drafted by the Chicago Bears in the 7th round (80th overall) of the 1952 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 66 (676th overall since 1950)
5-time Pro Bowler & 3-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)

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Joe Fortunato 1956 Touchdown Log

1 Touchdown

1 Interception Return, Long of 27 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance
Bears1
Lions1
Home1
Sunday1
4th1
20-29 yards1

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 12 1956-12-16 CHI DET W 38-21 4 Interception Return 27 Lead 31-14 Lead 38-14