THIS IS FOR A PSA/DNA CERTIFIED AUTHENTIC AUTOGRAPHED CHECK OF GEORGE TRAFTON. YOU WILL ALSO RECEIVE HIS HOF GOAL LINE ART CARD SERIAL #0314/5000. George Edward Trafton (December 6, 1896 September 5, 1971) was an American football. Player and coach, boxer, boxing manager, and gymnasium proprietor.He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. In 1964 and was also selected in 1969 as the center. On the NFL 1920s All-Decade Team.
S undefeated 1919 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team. He played professional football in the National Football League. (NFL) as a center for the Decatur Staleys.He is credited as being the first center to snap the ball with one hand and was selected six times as a first-team All Pro. Trafton also competed as a boxer for a time. He also worked as an assistant football coach for Northwestern. In 1922, the Green Bay Packers. In 1944, and the Cleveland / Los Angeles Rams. He was the head coach of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. He led the Blue Bombers to the 41st Grey Cup.
In early July 1920, Trafton signed to play for the Decatur Staleys. In the inaugural season of the National Football League. (known that year as the American Professional Football Association).Trafton appeared in all 13 games for the 1920 Staleys team. That compiled a 1012 record and finished in second place in the new league. At the end of the 1920 season, Trafton was selected as a first-team All Pro. The 1920 Staleys included three players who were later inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. S starch plant during the summer. Compiled a 911 and won the first NFL championship in the history of the Chicago Bears. Franchise (the Staleys were renamed the Bears in 1922). In 1922, Trafton took leave from professional football to serve as an assistant football coach, with responsibility for the linemen, for Northwestern University. The 1922 Northwestern Purple football team. Compiled a 331, and went 131 against Big Ten Conference.
In February 1923, Trafton was forced to resign his coaching job due to a ruling from the Big Ten Conference prohibiting former professional players to coach in any capacity for a conference team. Northwestern's athletic director, Dana Evans. Said at the time that he accepted the resignation with reluctance and called Trafton one of the best line coaches in the conference and a large factor in developing the 1922 Purple eleven. He continued playing with the Bears through the 1932 season.During Trafton's tenure with the Bears, the Staleys/Bears won NFL championships in 1921 and 1932, and Trafton was selected six times as a first-team All Pro (1920, 19231927). According to his biography at the Pro Football Hall of Fame. He was one of the first centers to rove on defense and the very first on offense to center the football with only one hand. Trafton also became known as one of the roughest players in the earliest years of the NFL. Called Trafton the meanest, toughest player alive. Grange claimed it was a tackle by Trafton, twisting Grange's knee while his cleats were stuck in the turf, that ended Grange's career. It was said of Trafton that he was strongly disliked in every NFL city except Green Bay and Rock Island where he was hated. During a game against Rock Island, he reportedly knocked unconscious four Rock Island players over a span of only 12 plays, knocked a Rock Island halfback into a fence, and was chased from the city after the game under a barrage of thrown objects.
INFORMATION CAME FROM WIKI PAGE. For my protection and yours. The item "George Trafton HOF Signed Check PSA/DNA Authentic Autograph + Goal Line Art" is in sale since Wednesday, January 2, 2019. This item is in the category "Sports Mem, Cards & Fan Shop\Autographs-Original\Football-NFL\Other Autographed NFL Items".The seller is "paper-history" and is located in Munfordville, Kentucky. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Dominican republic, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, El salvador, Honduras, Jamaica, Viet nam.