John Binotto
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Personal information
Date of birth: (1919-11-24) November 24, 1919 (age 100)
Place of birth: Lawrence County, Pennsylvania
High School: Cecil High School (Canonsburg, Pennsylvania)
Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) Weight: 185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
College: Duquesne University
Debuted in 1942 for the Pittsburgh Steelers
Last played in 1942 for the Philadelphia Eagles
Career history
Roster status: retired
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Career NFL statistics as of Week 11, 1942
Games Played     9
Games Started     1
Rushing Attempts / Yds     17 / 47
Punt returns / Yds     2 / 25
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John M. "Johnny" Binotto (born November 24, 1919) is a former American football halfback who played one season in the NFL with the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Philadelphia Eagles.

Early lifeEdit

Binotto was born in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania and attended Cecil High School in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania.[1]

He matriculated at Duquesne University.[1]

Football careerEdit

Binotto was acquired by the Pittsburgh Steelers in August 1942 from the Cleveland Rams in exchange for George Platukis.[2] Binotto appeared in seven games for the Steelers in 1942, starting in one. Binotto was released by the Steelers in October 1942.[3]

Binotto joined the Philadelphia Eagles later that season, and appeared in two games for them.[4]


He also went to the air forc at age 23.

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