Frankie Albert (Football Player) – Bio, Birthday, Family, Age & Born

Frankie Albert

Frank Cullen Albert was an American football player. He played as a quarterback with the San Francisco 49ers in the National Football League. Albert attended Stanford University, where he led the 1940 football team to an undefeated season and the Rose Bowl. Many who saw Frankie Albert in action credit him as being the greatest left-handed quarterback ever to play the game.

Position: Quarterback
Date of birth: January 27, 1920
Place of birth: Chicago, Illinois
Date of death: September 4, 2002
Place of death: Palo Alto, California
High school: Glendale (Glendale, California)
College: Stanford
NFL Draft: 1942 / Round: 1/ Pick: 10
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About Frankie Albert

Stanford quarterback instituted the T-formation, leading his college team to an undefeated 1940 season and a Rose Bowl win.

Before Fame

He joined a Stanford team that in his 1939 sophomore year, won only one game, leading the coach to install the T-formation.


An intelligent quarterback, he found himself a natural fit in the new system, which relied on deception over brute strength.

Family Life

He had three daughters with his wife, Martha.


While he and his coach installed the T-formation in college football, George Halas installed it in the pros some years before.

Information related to Frankie Albert

  • Glendale High School (Glendale, California) alumni
  • Saint Mary’s Pre-Flight Air Devils football players
  • San Francisco 49ers head coaches
  • San Francisco 49ers (AAFC) players
  • Sportspeople from Glendale, California
  • San Francisco 49ers coaches
  • Western Conference Pro Bowl players
  • Stanford Cardinal football players

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Latest information about Frankie Albert updated on September 04, 2020.

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