Bob Shaw lettered three times each in football, basketball and track at Ross High School in Fremont, Ohio.  He was first team All-Ohio in both football and basketball.  Shaw attended Ohio State University where he lettered in football, basketball and track. Playing right end, on both offense and defense, Shaw was part of the Buckeyes’ first NCAA National Championship team in 1942 and was named a first-team All American for that season. After service in World War II, he began his professional career in both basketball and football. He played football in the fall for the Cleveland Rams in the National Football League. In the spring, He joined the National Basketball League spending time with both the Cleveland and Youngstown teams. Shaw spent six years in the NFL and two years in the Canadian Football League before he retired after the 1952 season. Over the next two decades, Shaw remained active in football as a coach in both the NFL and CFL.


BOB SHAW Height: 6:04 Weight: 225 College: Ohio State’43
Robert J. Shaw Born:  May 22, 1921 Died: Apr 10, 2011 Hometown: Fremont, Oh.
Played Profesional Football REGULAR SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1940-41 Ohio State (Frosh) College
1941-42 Ohio State College
1942-43 Ohio State College
1942-45 U.S. Army Military Service
1945-46 ClevelandYoungstown NBL 13 43 36 122 9.4
1945-46 Columbus Pros Indep
1946-47 Toledo NBL 8 6 7 10 .700 19 2.4
Major League Totals 21 49 43 141 6.7
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