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Blanda, Georgelocked

(17 September 1927–27 September 2010)
  • Henry Franklin Tribe

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Blanda, George (17 September 1927–27 September 2010), professional football player, was born George Frederick Blanda in Youngwood, Pennsylvania, the seventh of eleven children to parents of Czech extraction, Michael Blanda, a coal miner, and Mary Blanda. Located near Pittsburgh, Youngwood was part of a region in western Pennsylvania with a strong football tradition that produced the Hall of Fame quarterbacks ...

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