Arnold Galiffa

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Arnold Galiffa
No. 16
BC Lions player Arnold Galiffa VPL 60716 (15894808035).jpg
Galiffa in 1955
Born:(1927-01-29)January 29, 1927
Donora, Pennsylvania
Died:September 5, 1978(1978-09-05) (aged 51)
Glenview, Cook County, Illinois
Career information
CFL statusInternational
Height6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight193 lb (88 kg)
NFL draft1950 / Round: 18 / Pick: 225
Career history
As player
1953New York Giants
1954San Francisco 49ers
1955BC Lions
1956Toronto Argonauts

Arnold Anthony "Arnie" Galiffa (January 29, 1927 – September 5, 1978)[1] was a quarterback for the National Football League and Canadian Football League. He won 11 varsity letters at West Point and served with distinction as an officer in the Korean War.


  1. ^ "Arnold Galiffa, Army Football Star". The Washington Post. September 7, 1978. Retrieved October 10, 2011.

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