Interview with Charley Trippi, December 5, 2006

Collection: Goin' Back: Remembering UGA Oral History Collection

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Description

Trippi reflects upon growing up in a Pennsylvania coal mining community during the Great Depression and the way it motivated him to pursue education and professional athletics. He discusses accepting an offer from UGA to play football and his memorable experiences at UGA, particularly the 1943 Rose Bowl. He remembers serving in the Air Force during World War II, playing AA baseball with the New York Yankees, playing nine seasons with the Arizona Cardinals football team, coaching for five years with the Cardinals, and coaching football at UGA.

Date

2007-12-05

Identifier

RBRL407GBOH-010

Coverage

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Location

Athens, Georgia

Duration

45 minutes



Citation

Charley Trippi and Fran Lane, “Interview with Charley Trippi, December 5, 2006,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed September 30, 2020, http://russelllibraryoralhistory.org/RBRL470GBOH/RBRL407GBOH-010.