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Lee Artoe
Born March 2, 1917(1917-03-02)
Tacoma, Washington
Died April 1, 2005 (aged 88)
Wilmette, Illinois
Career information
Year(s) 19401948
NFL Draft 1940 / Round: 11 / Pick: 97
College Santa Clara/California/
Professional teams
Career stats
Games played 84
Games started 62
Stats at
Career highlights and awards
  • Pro Bowl selection (1940, 1941, 1942)
  • All-Pro selection (1942)
  • Santa Clara Athletic Hall of Fame

Lee Robert Reno Artoe (March 2, 1917 – April 1, 2005) was a professional American football player in the National Football League (NFL) and All-America Football Conference (AAFC). An offensive tackle, Artoe played for the NFL's Chicago Bears (1940-1942, 1945). In the AAFC, he played for the Los Angeles Dons (1946-1947) and Baltimore Colts (1948).

He returned a fumble in the 1942 NFL Championship Game 52 yards for the first score of the game.

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