Brodie, John Riley

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Born: Aug 14, 1935 AD
Currently alive, at 79 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Football Player


1935 - Brodie was born in San Francisco, California on the 14th of August.

1956 - He graduated and was selected as a consensus All-American the same year.

1957 - He first appeared with the 49ers as a rookie, seeing limited action.

1960 - He was among the leading passers in the league throughout.

1965 - His best statistical year when he led the League in passing average (3,112 yards) and touchdowns (30).

         - He appeared in the Pro Bowl.

1970 - He received the NFL's Most Valuable Player Award.

1985 - He retired from his football career, Brodie competed as a professional golfer on the Senior PGA Tour.

1986 - He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame.

2006 - Brodie's number 12 jersey was brought out of retirement and worn by Trent Dilfer, backup quarterback for the 49ers.

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