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Arnold Galiffa
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Galiffa in 1955
Born:(1927-01-29)January 29, 1927
Donora, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Died:September 5, 1978(1978-09-05) (aged 51)
Glenview, Cook County, Illinois, U.S.
Career information
CFL statusAmerican
Height6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight193 lb (88 kg)
NFL draft1950 / Round: 18 / Pick: 225
Drafted byGreen Bay Packers
Career history
As player
1953New York Giants
1954San Francisco 49ers
1955BC Lions
1956Toronto Argonauts

Arnold Anthony "Arnie" Galiffa (January 29, 1927 – September 5, 1978)[1] was a quarterback for the National Football League (NFL) and Canadian Football League (CFL). He won 11 varsity letters at West Point and served with distinction as an officer in the Korean War.


  1. ^ "Arnold Galiffa, Army Football Star". The Washington Post. September 7, 1978. Retrieved October 10, 2011.