Wallace Triplett was born on April 18, 1926, and died on November 8, 2018.
He was a professional American football player.
Wallace Triplett was the principal African-American to be drafted by and play for a National Football League group.
Consequently, his representation hangs in the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio.
Triplett, the child of a postal specialist, was brought up in the Philadelphia suburb of La Mott, Pennsylvania, some portion of Cheltenham Township.
His notoriety for being a skilled secondary school football player joined with his upscale location, provoked the University of Miami to offer him a grant locate concealed, under the supposition Triplett was white.
The then-isolated college canceled the grant when they found Triplett was dark.
He rather earned a Senatorial Scholarship for his scholastics and gone to Penn State University in the fall of 1945.
Wallace Triplett passed away at 92 years old.