Charley Trippi was an American football player who played in the National Football League for the Chicago Cardinals.
Trippi was a quarterback but was so versatile that he easily played as a quarterback, defensive back, punter, and return specialist.
The Cardinals selected him first overall as a “future pick” in the 1945 NFL Draft.
He served in the United States army during the Second World War.
Trippi served as an assistant coach with the Cardinals after his playing career.
He also ventured into the real estate business.
He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1968.
Trippi died on 19 October 2022 of natural causes at the age of 100.
He died in Athens, Georgia.
Charley Trippi Wife: Was Charley Trippi Married?
Yes, Charley Trippi was married. He was married twice. He first married Virginia Davies who died in 1971.
Trippe and Davies had three children Charley Trippi Jr., Brenda Trippi, and Jo Ann Trippi.
His second wife was Peggy McNiven with whom he had no children.
He however had three stepchildren from Peggy.