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Tim Van Galder
No. 16     
Quarterback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1944-05-26) May 26, 1944 (age 74)
Place of birth: Racine, Wisconsin
Career information
College: Iowa State
NFL Draft: 1966 / Round: 6 / Pick: 88
Debuted in 1972 for the [[{{{debutteam}}}]]
Last played in 1973 for the [[{{{finalteam}}}]]
Career history
* St. Louis Cardinals (1967, 1971-1972)
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
TD-INT     1-7
Yards     434
QB Rating     34.5
Stats at NFL.com

Thomas Scott "Tim" Van Galder (born May 26, 1944 in Racine, Wisconsin[1] ) is a former American football quarterback in the National Football League. He was with the St. Louis Cardinals (1967, 1971–1972) and the New York Jets (1973) . He played at the collegiate level at Iowa State University and the New Mexico Military Institute.

Cards 1972 Edit

1-3-1 Iowa State’s Tim Van Galder was a future selection of the Cardinals in 1966 and then spent three years on the St. Louis practice squad and two years in the military before he finally got a chance to play in 1972. Van Galder started the first three games for the Cardinals that year, but led them to just 39 points and one victory before losing his job to Jim Hart and then Gary Cuozzo. Acquired by the Jets in 1973, Tim lived for a while with Joe Namath but never played for New York. Van Galder was a fun loving free spirit who has had a long career as a sportscaster in St. Louis.

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