Wallace ("Wally") Triplett (born April 18, 1926) is a former professional American football player, the first African-American to be drafted by and play for a National Football League team. For that reason, his portrait hangs in the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio.
- ^ "African-Americans in Pro Football: Pioneers, Milestones and Firsts". Pro Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved 2009-02-16.
By Dean Hanley
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