Charlie Trippi

Charles Louis Trippi
Born: December 14, 1922
Pittston, PA USA
Position: HB-QB-DB
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 186
College: Georgia
High School: Pittston (PA); La Salle Military Academy (Oakdale, NY)
Career: 1947-1955
Drafted: 1945 in Round 1, #1 overall by the Chicago Cardinals
Elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1968

Charlie Trippi played from 1947 to 1955 during his career with the Chicago Cardinals. Trippi threw for 2,547 yards in his career, completing 205 of 434 passes with 16 touchdowns and 31 interceptions. He also ran for 3,506 yards in 687 attempts with 23 rushing touchdowns.

Chicago Cardinals
Chicago Cardinals

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Year Team Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
1947NFL Chicago Cardinals2150.04924.500.0150.049 56.3
1948NFL Chicago Cardinals8450.011814.8112.500.064 135.4
1949NFL Chicago Cardinals200.
1950NFL Chicago Cardinals3133.3196.300.000.019 56.3
1951NFL Chicago Cardinals1918846.111916.284.2136.880 52.1
1952NFL Chicago Cardinals1818446.48904.952.8137.256 40.5
1953NFL Chicago Cardinals342058.81955.725.912.921 82.4
1954NFL Chicago Cardinals13753.8856.500.0323.122 34.6


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1947NFL Chicago Cardinals834014.841 2
1948NFL Chicago Cardinals1286905.450 6
1949NFL Chicago Cardinals1125534.955 3
1950NFL Chicago Cardinals994264.322 3
1951NFL Chicago Cardinals785016.432 4
1952NFL Chicago Cardinals723504.959 4
1953NFL Chicago Cardinals974334.521 0
1954NFL Chicago Cardinals181528.457 1
Totals68735065.159 23


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1947NFL Chicago Cardinals2324010.462 0
1948NFL Chicago Cardinals2222810.433 2
1949NFL Chicago Cardinals3441212.144 6
1950NFL Chicago Cardinals322708.428 1
1952NFL Chicago Cardinals56613.221 0
1953NFL Chicago Cardinals11877.921 2
1954NFL Chicago Cardinals3186.00
Totals130132110.262 11


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long
1948NFL Chicago Cardinals1356443.456
1949NFL Chicago Cardinals829236.546
1950NFL Chicago Cardinals29447.056
1951NFL Chicago Cardinals1244637.248
1952NFL Chicago Cardinals1658836.847
1953NFL Chicago Cardinals54231442.963
1954NFL Chicago Cardinals59230839.162
1955NFL Chicago Cardinals32130140.753

Punt Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1947NFL Chicago Cardinals814117.624 0
1948NFL Chicago Cardinals1121319.467 2
1949NFL Chicago Cardinals1016016.038 0
1950NFL Chicago Cardinals7547.719 0
1953NFL Chicago Cardinals2123911.438 0
1954NFL Chicago Cardinals6579.515 0
Totals6386413.767 2

Kick Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1947NFL Chicago Cardinals1532121.433 0
1948NFL Chicago Cardinals1635422.150 0
1949NFL Chicago Cardinals1842723.748 0
1950NFL Chicago Cardinals813917.427 0
1953NFL Chicago Cardinals819924.933 0
1954NFL Chicago Cardinals11717.017 0
Totals66145722.150 0


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1947NFL Chicago Cardinals15959.059 1
1954NFL Chicago Cardinals33411.323 0
Totals49323.259 1

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Year Team Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
1947NFL Chicago Cardinals2000100018
1948NFL Chicago Cardinals622000060
1949NFL Chicago Cardinals360000054
1950NFL Chicago Cardinals310000024
1951NFL Chicago Cardinals400024
1952NFL Chicago Cardinals4000024
1953NFL Chicago Cardinals020000012
1954NFL Chicago Cardinals100000006

Playing Career:

Year League Team GP GS
1947NFLChicago Cardinals119
1948NFLChicago Cardinals1211
1949NFLChicago Cardinals1212
1950NFLChicago Cardinals1211
1951NFLChicago Cardinals126
1952NFLChicago Cardinals1110
1953NFLChicago Cardinals120
1954NFLChicago Cardinals120
1955NFLChicago Cardinals50


- Pro Football Hall of Fame team All-1940s Team


1947 - United Press International All-NFL (2nd Team)
1948 - Associated Press All-NFL (1st Team)
1948 - Chicago Herald American All-NFL (1st Team)
1948 - New York Daily News All-NFL (1st Team)
1948 - Pro Football Illustrated All-NFL (1st Team)
1948 - The Sporting News All-NFL/AAFC (1st Team)
1948 - United Press International All-NFL (1st Team)
1952 - New York Daily News All-NFL (2nd Team)