Baton Rouge in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
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.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports.
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 Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Baton Rouge LA 70803, United States of America. Touch for directions.
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); Manship School of Mass Communication (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Chellis "Mike" Chambers (about 500 feet away); Mike the Tiger - History (about 600 feet away); Sid Fournet (about 700 feet away); Ken Kavanaugh, Sr. (about 700 feet away); Gaynell "Gus" Tinsley (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baton Rouge.
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