“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Baton Rouge in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)

Y.A. Title


Y.A. Title Marker image. Click for full size.
July 16, 2016
1. Y.A. Title Marker
Louisiana State University, 1944-47
Baltimore Colts, 1948-50
San Francisco 49ers, 1951-60
New York Giants, 1961-64

A native of Marshall, Texas, Yelberton Abraham Title played four seasons at LSU including an MVP performance in the 1947 Cotton Bowl. He made an immediate impact with the Baltimore Colts of the All-American Football Conference as he earned AAFC Rookie of the Year honors. He joined San Francisco in 1951 and played 10 seasons with the 49ers before leading the New York Giants to three division titles between 1961 and 1964. He was three time All-Pro and played in seven Pro Bowls and he was selected as the NFL's Most Valuable Player three times.
Erected by Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 1971.
Location. 30° 24.797′ N, 91° 11.007′ W. Marker is in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish. Marker is at the intersection of North Stadium Road and Powerhouse Lane, on the right when traveling east on North Stadium Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Baton Rouge LA 70803, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Steve Van Buren (here, next to this marker); Jim Taylor (here, next to this marker);
LSU Pro Hall of Famers Wall image. Click for full size.
2. LSU Pro Hall of Famers Wall
Chellis "Mike" Chambers (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); LSU Campus Mounds (about 800 feet away); 2007 National Champions (approx. 0.2 miles away); 2003 National Champions (approx. 0.2 miles away); 1958 National Champions (approx. 0.2 miles away); 1935 SEC Champions (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Baton Rouge.
Categories. Sports
Credits. This page originally submitted on . This page has been viewed 104 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on . • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on July 18, 2016.
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