Photograph was edited for publication purposes.; Used in the Exhibit: Play by Play - A Century of L.A. Sports Photography, 1899-1989. Born in Santa Monica, Gifford played tailback for Jess Hill at USC before embarking on his Hall of Fame NFL career. In the fictional memoir "A Fan's Notes," writer Frederic Exley described Gifford's collegiate career this way: "Frank Gifford was an All-America at USC, and I know of no way of describing this phenomenon short of equating it with being the Pope in the Vatican." Frank Gifford (center), with the New York Giants in an exhibition game against the Rams. Dated August 24, 1957.
Gifford, Frank Los Angeles Rams (Football team : 1946-1994) New York Giants (Football team) Football--California--Los Angeles Football players--United States Night photographs Herald-Examiner Collection photographs