Dick Booth

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Dick Booth
Personal information
Born:(1918-07-13)July 13, 1918
Newell, WV
Died:November 25, 1987(1987-11-25) (aged 69)
East Liverpool, Ohio
Height:6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight:190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school:East Liverpool
College:Western Reserve
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Rushing yards:100
Rushing Touchdowns:1
Receiving yards:193
Receiving Touchdowns:1
Passing yards:135
Passing Touchdowns:2

Richard Thomas Booth (July 13, 1918 – November 25, 1987) was an American football player.

Booth was born in Newell, WV, before moving to East Liverpool, OH where he played high school football alongside his brother Bill Booth, who would play football at the Ohio State University.[1] Dick Booth played college football at Western Reserve from 1938 to 1941, where he was instrumental in the 1941 Sun Bowl victory against Arizona State.

Booth played professional football in the National Football League (NFL) for the Detroit Lions in 1941 and 1945.[2]


  1. ^ THE EAST LIVERPOOL ONE HUNDRED http://www.eastliverpoolhistoricalsociety.org/el100.htm
  2. ^ "Dick Booth". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 14, 2016.