Wayne Gift
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Personal information
Date of birth: (1915-10-21)October 21, 1915
Place of birth: Medina, Ohio
Date of death: February 13, 1998(1998-02-13) (aged 82)
Place of death: Louisville, Kentucky
Career information
College: Purdue
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
 As player:
* Cleveland Rams ( 1937)
 As coach:
* Brooklyn Dodgers (1947) (assistant)
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Stats at

Leland Wayne Gift (October 21, 1915 – February 13, 1998) was an American football quarterback who played one season with the Cleveland Rams of the National Football League. He played college football at Purdue University where he was a member of Sigma Pi fraternity.[1] He attended Canton McKinley High School in Canton, Ohio.[2]

Professional careerEdit

Gift played in ten games, starting one, for the Cleveland Rams in 1937.[2]

Coaching careerEdit

Gift was an assistant coach for the Brooklyn Dodgers of the All-America Football Conference during the 1947 season.[3]


  1. Langhammer, Jay (Fall 1985). "Sigma Pis in Pro Football". The Emerald of Sigma Pi 74 (3): 21.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "WAYNE GIFT". Retrieved October 9, 2015.
  3. "WAYNE GIFT". Retrieved October 9, 2015.

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