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Frank Gifford off to the races
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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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.
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 12270
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
Time Period

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