Lou Groza

Lou Groza

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Louis Roy Groza (January 25, 1924 - November 29, 2000) was an American football placekicker who played his entire career for the Cleveland Browns. Groza was born in Martins Ferry, Ohio the son of immigrant parents (his father was Romanian, his mother Hungarian), he was the smallest (at 6' 3") of three brothers in a decidedly athletic family. He played one season for Ohio State University, where he was a member of Alpha Tau Omega, before being drafted into the Army. Upon discharge, Groza joined the Browns, who were then in the All-America Football Conference. He stayed with the team until 1959. After a brief retirement, he returned to play from 1961-1967. According to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, his 21 years of play was unprecedented up to that time, and when he retired, he was last of the original Browns still active.show more

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  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 222g
  • Cred Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134921106
  • 9786134921107