Babe Parilli

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Vito "Babe" Parilli
Babe Parilli - 1952 Bowman Large.jpg
1952 Bowman football card
No. 15, 18, 10
Personal information
Date of birth: (1930-05-07)May 7, 1930
Place of birth: Rochester, Pennsylvania
Date of death: July 15, 2017(2017-07-15) (aged 87)
Place of death: Parker, Colorado
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)Weight: 196 lb (89 kg)
Career information
College: Kentucky
NFL Draft: 1952 / Round: 1 / Pick: 4
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
 As player:
 As coach:
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Pass attempts 3,330
Pass completions 1,552
Percentage 46.6
TDINT 178–220
Passing yards 22,681
QB Rating 59.6
Stats at
Stats at
College Football Hall of Fame

Vito "Babe" Parilli (May 7, 1930 – July 15, 2017) was an American football player. He played quarterback for seven seasons in the National Football League and one in the Canadian Football League in the 1950s, and then in the American Football League for all ten seasons in the 1960s.

Parilli died on July 15, 2017 in Parker, Colorado of complications from multiple myeloma at the age of 87.[1]

Parilli was elected to the College Football Hall of Fame in 1982.[2] On November 15, 2014, he was inducted into the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Babe Parilli, Standout Quarterback, Dies at 87
  2. "Parilli, Meredith among hall of fame inductees". Gadsden Times. Alabama. Associated Press. February 7, 1982. p. 39.