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Bassi, Richard

Richard Bassi '37
  • Sport: Football
  • Years Attended: 1933-1937
  • 1940 NFL All Star
  • Inducted in 1983

Basi was a standout athlete at the University of Santa Clara from 1933-1937. He held the line, very literally, as a lineman for the Broncos. His success at Santa Clara translated into a successful Professional Football career. Bassi was drafted into the NFL and AAFC, playing nine years for various teams: Chicago Bears (1938-39), Philadelphia Eagles (1940), Pittsburgh Steelers (1941), and the SF Forty Niners (1946-47). He was named an NFL All Star in 1940.

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