Aldo Forte

Aldo Forte
No. 23, 40
Position: Guard/Tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1918-01-20)January 20, 1918
Place of birth: Chicago, Illinois
Date of death: August 29, 2007(2007-08-29) (aged 89)
Place of death: Palm City, Florida
Career information
College: Montana
NFL Draft: 1939 / Round: 21 / Pick: 191
Career history
Career highlights and awards

1940 All-Star

1941 All-Star
Career NFL statistics
Games played: 49
Games started: 12
Fumble recoveries: 2
Player stats at

Aldo John Forte (January 20, 1918 – August 29, 2007) was a guard and an offensive tackle in the National Football League who played for the Chicago Bears, Detroit Lions, and the Green Bay Packers.[1] Forte played collegiate ball at the University of Montana before being drafted into the NFL by the Chicago Bears in the 21st round of the 1939 NFL Draft. He played professionally for 5 seasons before retiring in 1947.[2]

After retiring, Forte served as a longtime assistant offensive line coach for the Detroit Lions from 1950-1965.[3] He died in Palm City, Florida in 2007.[4][5]


  1. " - Aldo Forte". Retrieved October 7, 2008.
  2. "Aldo Forte Statistics". Pro Football Reference. Archived from the original on 5 September 2008. Retrieved October 7, 2008.
  4. "Former Lions' Player and Coach Aldo Forte Dies". Retrieved 2009-04-13.

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