Joe Gasparella
No. 48, 23, 44
Position:Blocking back / Quarterback
Personal information
Born:(1927-02-05)February 5, 1927
Apollo, Pennsylvania
Died:November 21, 2000(2000-11-21) (aged 73)
Verona, Pennsylvania
Career information
High school:Vandergift high school
College:Notre Dame
NFL Draft:1948 / Round: 6 / Pick: 43
Career history
* Pittsburgh Steelers ( 1948 1951)
Career NFL statistics
Passing yards:677
Pass attempts:117
Pass completions:46
Passer rating:32.9
Games played:26
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Joseph Richard Gasparella (February 5, 1927 – November 21, 2000) was an American football quarterback who played for the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Chicago Cardinals of the National Football League.[1] He played college football at University of Notre Dame for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish.

Gasparella was the coach of the Carnegie Tech Tartans from 1963 to 1975.[2]



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