Friday, October 15
Halfback was member of '51 championship team

Associated Press

FRESNO, Calif. -- Tommy Kalmanir, a starting halfback on the 1951 Los Angeles Rams championship team and former Oakland Raiders assistant coach, has died. He was 78.

Kalmanir died Tuesday of pneumonia.

He played four years in the NFL, three with Los Angeles and one with Baltimore. He later was an assistant with the Raiders for three seasons.