Gino Marchetti

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Marchetti in 1952

Gino John Marchetti (born January 2, 1927) is a former American professional football player in the National Football League and businessman. A defensive end, he played in 1952 for the Dallas Texans and from 1953 to 1966 for the Baltimore Colts.

Marchetti was born in Smithers, West Virginia. He was raised in Antioch, California. Marchetti studied at Modesto Junior College and at the University of San Francisco.

In 2004, Marchetti was voted to the East-West Shrine Game Hall of Fame.[1]

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  • Smith, Don. "Gino Marchetti," The Coffin Corner, Vol. 18, No. 5, 1996.
  • Ravens Nest Baltimore Colts Page
  • Sundays at 2:00 With the Baltimore Colts. (ISBN 0-87033-476-X)
  • Gallery of Gino Marchetti's football cards
  • Klingaman, Mike. "Catching Up With...former Colt Gino Marchetti," The Toy Department (The Baltimore Sun sports blog), Wednesday, October 14, 2009.