Bertrand L. Shurtleff
Bertrand L. Shurtleff
Team: Wrestling

Bertrand L. Shurtleff '22
Sport:
Wrestling
Year Inducted:
1971
Other Sports Played:
Football

Bertrand L. Shurtleff ’22 wrestled four years at Brown and won honors in 1920 as collegiate light heavyweight champion. Later, he went on the professional wrestling circuit. The 5-10, 188-pounder also was one of Brown’s finest football linemen, playing two years at tackle before shifting to center his senior season. Shurtleff was quick at diagnosing plays and was an aggressive but clean tackler. He never wore a helmet and would often roll up his sleeves almost to the shoulders when the going got especially tough. Shurtleff played professional football for several teams, including the Providence Steamrollers.