George Lagorio

Running Back

Alameda High School (1947)

Lagorio was All-ACAL in football in 1945 & 1946 and excelled on the baseball diamond for the Hornets as well. He played football at Santa Rosa Junior College in 1947 and played football for one season at St. Mary’s College of California in 1948. After playing minor league baseball in 1949, he returned to the gridiron and played for the Petaluma Leghorns in 1949 & 1950 and helped them win the 1949 “Egg Bowl” for the California State Semi-Pro Football Championship.

While in the service in 1951 & 1952, Lagorio played football for the Fort Ord Warriors. He helped the Warriors win the 1951 “Lettuce Bowl” and also won the Army’s “Player of the Year” award in 1952.  In 1953, Lagorio went to training camp with the Los Angeles Rams. He was released by the Rams and also had a tryout with the Chicago Cardinals that same year but failed to make the squad. He wrapped up his career by playing with the Petaluma Leghorns during the 1953 season.