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More Info on Chuck Bednarik

Updated: April 13, 2001, 10:10 PM ET
By Ron Flatter | Special to ESPN.com

Signature Game Nov. 20, 1960 - Trailing the Eagles 17-10, the New York Giants were trying to mount a late comeback at Yankee Stadium. Halfback Frank Gifford reached back to catch Charlie Conerley's pass, and he turned upfield in routine fashion.

That's when Chuck Bednarik came along and changed both their lives. "Chuck knocked him right out of his shoes," Eagles defensive back Tom Brookshier said.

Bednarik's crushing blow to Gifford's chest left the running back on his ...

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