Bill Walsh (American football, born 1927)

William Henry Walsh (September 8, 1927 – May 13, 2012) was an American football center who played six seasons in the National Football League.

Walsh was born in Phillipsburg, New Jersey, and attended the University of Notre Dame.[1]

Bill Walsh
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Walsh on a 1951 Bowman football card
No. 46, 56
Personal information
Born:September 8, 1927
Phillipsburg, New Jersey
Died:May 13, 2012 (aged 84)
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:230 lb (104 kg)
Career information
College:Notre Dame
NFL Draft:1949 / Round: 3 / Pick: 26
Career history
As player:
As coach:
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 1954
Games played:72
Player stats at
Player stats at PFR


  1. ^ Smith, Wilfird. "GRIDIRON HOPES OF 1945 IRISH REST ON FROSH: Loss of Szymanski Is Heavy Blow", Chicago Tribune, September 12, 1945. Accessed March 14, 2011. "Devore is concentrating on the development of Bill Walsh, a freshman from Phillipsburg, Pa., who truly is a great prospect..."
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