American Football Database
American Football Database
Aldo Forte
No. 23, 40     
Personal information
Date of birth: (1918-01-20)January 20, 1918
Place of birth: Chicago, Illinois
Date of death: August 29, 2007(2007-08-29) (aged 89)
Place of death: Palm City, Florida
Career information
College: Montana
NFL Draft: 1939 / Round: 21 / Pick: 191
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
 As player:
* Chicago Bears (1939–1941, 1946)
 As coach:
* Detroit Lions (1950–1965)
Offensive line coach
Career highlights and awards
*2× All-Star (1940, 1941)
Games played     49
Games started     12
Fumble recoveries     2
Stats at

Aldo John Forte (January 20, 1918 – August 29, 2007) was a guard and an offensive tackle in the National Football League who played for the Chicago Bears, Detroit Lions, and the Green Bay Packers.[1] Forte played collegiate ball at the University of Montana before being drafted into the NFL by the Chicago Bears in the 21st round of the 1939 NFL Draft. He played professionally for five seasons before retiring in 1947.[2]

After retiring, Forte served as a longtime assistant offensive line coach for the Detroit Lions from 1950–1965.[3] He died in Palm City, Florida in 2007.[4][5]