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Jerry Shipkey

Gerald Wade Shipkey

Position: LB-FB-DB
Height: 6-1    Weight: 213 lbs.

Born: October 31, 1925 in Fullerton, CA
Died: November 28, 2009 in Dana Point, CA
High School: Anaheim
College: USC, UCLA   (school history)
Drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 8th round (58th overall) of the 1947 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 0 (14418th overall since 1950)
3-time Pro Bowler & 2-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)

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Jerry Shipkey 1949 Touchdown Log

5 Touchdowns

5 Rushing, 4 Go-Ahead, Long of 2 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance
Steelers5
Redskins2
Lions2
Yanks1
Home3
Road2
Saturday2
Sunday2
Monday1
2nd3
3rd2
3 or fewer yards5

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 2 1949-10-03 PIT WAS L 14-27 2 Rushing 2 Trail 0-6 Lead 7-6*
2 3 1949-10-08 PIT DET W 14-7 2 Rushing 1 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
3 3 1949-10-08 PIT DET W 14-7 3 Rushing 2 Lead 7-0 Lead 14-0
4 7 1949-11-06 PIT @ WAS L 14-27 3 Rushing 1 Tied 7-7 Lead 14-7*
5 12 1949-12-11 PIT @ NYY W 27-0 2 Rushing 1 Tied 0-0 Lead 6-0*