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Dante Lavelli

Dante Bert Joseph Lavelli (Gluefingers)

Position: E-DE
Height: 6-0    Weight: 191 lbs.

Born: February 23, 1923 in Hudson, OH
Died: January 20, 2009 in Cleveland, OH
High School: Hudson
College: Ohio St.   (school history)
Drafted by the Los Angeles Rams in the 12th round (103rd overall) of the 1947 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 0 (14418th overall since 1950)
3-time Pro Bowler (fine print)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1975, finalist in 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974

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Dante Lavelli 1947 Touchdown Log

9 Touchdowns

9 Receiving, 2 Go-Ahead, Long of 72 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance Quarterback
Browns9
49ers4
Dodgers2
Bills2
Colts1
Home5
Road4
Sunday7
Friday2
1st5
2nd3
3rd1
4-9 yards1
10-19 yards2
20-29 yards2
30 or more yards4
Otto Graham9

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 1 1947-09-05 CLE BUF W 30-14 2 Receiving 51 Otto Graham* Lead 20-0 Lead 27-0
2 2 1947-09-12 CLE @ BDA W 55-7 1 Receiving 53 Otto Graham* Lead 13-0 Lead 20-0
3 8 1947-10-26 CLE @ SFO W 14-7 1 Receiving 22 Otto Graham* Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
4 9 1947-11-02 CLE @ BUF W 28-7 2 Receiving 11 Otto Graham* Lead 7-0 Lead 14-0
5 10 1947-11-09 CLE BDA W 13-12 1 Receiving 72 Otto Graham* Trail 0-6 Lead 7-6*
6 11 1947-11-16 CLE SFO W 37-14 1 Receiving 23 Otto Graham* Lead 3-0 Lead 9-0
7 11 1947-11-16 CLE SFO W 37-14 2 Receiving 15 Otto Graham* Lead 9-7 Lead 16-7
8 11 1947-11-16 CLE SFO W 37-14 3 Receiving 64 Otto Graham* Lead 23-7 Lead 30-7
9 14 1947-12-07 CLE @ BCL W 42-0 1 Receiving 8 Otto Graham* Lead 7-0 Lead 14-0