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Gino Marchetti's Personally Owned & Worn Pro Football Hall of Fame Gold Jacket - Direct from The Legend Himself!

Gino Marchetti, a legendary figure in the world of American football, was born on January 2, 1927, in Smithers, West Virginia. Marchetti's journey in the sport began during his high school days, where his exceptional skills and determination on the football field caught the attention of many. Gino enrolled at the University of San Francisco, where he continued to showcase his immense talent as a defensive end. His fierce competitiveness and relentless work ethic earned him accolades and national recognition. Marchetti's exceptional college career led to him being selected in the second round of the 1952 NFL Draft by the Dallas Texans (now the Baltimore Colts).


Throughout his professional career, Gino Marchetti revolutionized the role of a defensive end. With his remarkable agility, strength, and strategic thinking, he became a force to be reckoned with on the football field. Marchetti's unparalleled skills not only gained him individual recognition but also contributed to the success of the Baltimore Colts.


During his tenure with the Colts, Gino Marchetti played a vital role in the team's two NFL Championship victories in 1958 and 1959. His tenacity and leadership qualities made him a respected figure among his teammates and opponents alike. Marchetti's impact on the game was evident, as he was selected to eleven Pro Bowls and earned nine First-Team All-Pro selections.


An incredible relic direct from the legend himself, offered here is Marchetti's personal gold Pro Football Hall of Fame jacket, owned and worn by the Colts icon during the latter part of his storied life. The offered Haggar blazer presents light tan fabric with some minor wear noted from use by Gino Marchetti himself. The inside features Haggar and custom Hall of Fame tagging notating this jacket was issue to Marchetti. It features all-original buttons. The appropriate shield patch is positioned above the left breast that reads "Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinee." This jacket was worn by Marchetti through the duration of his post induction playing career at numerous events and functions. This jacket represents the pinnacle of enshrinement into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Rarely do these Gold Jackets come to the market.

Accompanied by a Letter of Provenance from Marchetti which attests to this jacket being his, as well as a photo of Marchetti with the original recipient of his jacket. An impressive relic that is certain to be the centerpiece of any Colts collection!

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