New-York Historical Society's Bill Shannon Dictionary of New York Sports

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Andy Robustelli

Andy Robustelli (Pro football.  Born, Stamford, CT, Dec. 6, 1925; died, Stamford, CT, May 31, 2011.)  Acquired from the Los Angeles Rams in 1956, Andrew Richard Robustelli was a standout defensive end on six Giants division champions and helped the team win the 1956 N.F.L. title.  In 1962, while still playing every game at defensive […]

Bill Swiacki

Bill Swiacki (College football.  Born, Southbridge, MA, Oct. 2, 1925; died, Southbridge, MA, July 7, 1976.)  A starting end at Holy Cross before World War II, William Swiacki became an all-American at Columbia in 1947.  He led the Lions with 18 receptions for 392 yards and five touchdowns in 1946 and 31 for 517 yards and […]

Glenn Davis

Glenn Davis (College football.  Born, Claremont, CA, Dec. 26, 1924; died, La Quinta, CA, Mar. 9, 2005.)  “Mr. Outside” Glenn W. Davis was the speedy half of the deadly Blanchard-Davis backfield that made Army the powerhouse of the nation in college football from 1944 through 1946.  During that span, Davis scored 59 touchdowns (43 by […]

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