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Title
Quarterback Bob Waterfield
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Contributor
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
1954
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Used in the Exhibit: Play by Play - A Century of L.A. Sports Photography, 1889-1989.
Quarterback Bob Waterfield did it all: pass, run, kick, punt, and play defense. The Van Nuys High grad married his high-school sweetheart--actress Jane Russell--and took UCLA to its first Rose Bowl. He led the Cleveland Rams to the NFL title, in 1945; after the team moved to L.A., he guided the Rams to their first title in 1951. With fellow QB Norm Van Brocklin, Waterfield directed one of the most prolific offenses in NFL history, or, as the Examiner once wrote: "Waterfield led the Rams with the surety of Churchill, and the quiet dignity of Ed Murrow." Dated March 2, 1954.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00049083
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d061_f11_i15
CARL0000052919
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/41269
Subject
Waterfield, Bob
Los Angeles Rams (Football team : 1946-1994)
Football players--United States
Quarterbacks (Football)--United States
Men--California--Los Angeles
Valley Times Collection photographs

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