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Athlete of decade
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection;
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
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes.
Photograph caption dated March 9, 1950 reads, "Bob Waterfield, mastermind T-formation quarterback of Los Angeles Rams, receives plaque naming him Athlete of Decade from Academy Award nominee Broderick Crawford, master of ceremonies. Waterfield engineered Rams to Western Division title of National Pro Football League last fall, pitched Cleveland Rams to world pro title in 1945."
1 photographic print : b&w ; 21 x 22 cm.
Valley Times Collection;
HCNVT_ d061_ f11_ i12
Waterfield, Bob
Crawford, Broderick,--1911-1986
Los Angeles Rams (Football team : 1946-1994)
Football teams
Football players
Quarterbacks (Football)
Award presentations
Award winners
Actors--United States
Los Angeles (Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Time Period

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