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Gino Marchetti

Player of American football
Marchetti in 1952

Gino John Marchetti (January 2, 1926 – April 29, 2019) was an 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]

Marchetti died of problems caused by pneumonia on April 29, 2019 at a hospital in Paoli, Pennsylvania at the age of 93.[2]

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  1. Gino Marchetti (Class of 2004) – East-West Shrine Game Hall of Fame.
  2. "Gino Marchetti, Baltimore Colts legend and Pro Football Hall of Famer, dies at 93". thebaltimoresun.com.

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