Harman Patil (Editor)

1945 NFL Draft

Updated on
Share on FacebookTweet on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on Reddit
Covid-19
Date(s)  April 8, 1945
Location  Commodore Hotel in New York City, NY
First selection  Charley Trippi, HB Chicago Cardinals
Last selection  Billy Joe Aldridge, B Green Bay Packers
Most selections (30)  each team made 30 picks
Fewest selections (30)  each team made 30 picks

The 1945 National Football League Draft was held on April 8, 1945, at the Commodore Hotel in New York City, New York.

Hall of Famers

  • Charley Trippi, halfback from Georgia taken 1st round 1st overall by the Chicago Cardinals.
  • Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame class of 1968.
  • Elroy "Crazylegs" Hirsch, wide receiver from Michigan taken 1st round 5th overall by the Cleveland Rams.
  • Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame class of 1968.
  • Pete Pihos, defensive end from Indiana University (Bloomington) taken 5th round 41st overall by the Philadelphia Eagles.
  • Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame class of 1970.
  • Tom Fears, end from the University of California, Los Angeles taken 11th round 103rd overall by the Cleveland Rams.
  • Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame class of 1970.
  • Arnie Weinmeister, defensive tackle from Washington taken 17th round 166th overall by the Brooklyn Tigers.
  • Inducted: Professional Football Hall of Fame class of 1984.

    References

    1945 NFL Draft Wikipedia


    Similar Topics
    The Evil Dead
    Max Benitz
    Clement Matawu
    Topics
     
    B
    i
    Link
    H2
    L