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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 1948 Touchdown Log

5 Touchdowns

5 Receiving, 2 Go-Ahead, 1 Tying, Long of 54 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance Quarterback
Browns5
Yankees2
49ers1
Dons1
Dodgers1
Road3
Home2
Sunday4
Thursday1
1st2
2nd2
3rd1
10-19 yards1
20-29 yards1
30 or more yards3
Otto Graham5

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 8 1948-10-24 CLE NYY W 35-7 1 Receiving 29 Otto Graham* Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
2 8 1948-10-24 CLE NYY W 35-7 3 Receiving 18 Otto Graham* Lead 21-0 Lead 28-0
3 12 1948-11-25 CLE @ LAD W 31-14 2 Receiving 49 Otto Graham* Trail 0-7 Tied 7-7
4 13 1948-11-28 CLE @ SFO W 31-28 1 Receiving 41 Otto Graham* Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
5 14 1948-12-05 CLE @ BDA W 31-21 2 Receiving 54 Otto Graham* Lead 7-0 Lead 14-0