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List of Professional Football Players

With their years and location of service, 1920-1930

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List of Professional Football Players
FirstLastServiceStateCountyPlaceTeamSrc
Faye 1921-1929OHMontgomery CoDaytonDayton Triangles
Fred 1926WIMilwaukee CoMilwaukeeMilwaukee Badgers
Nate 1921WIBrown CoGreen BayGreen Bay Packers
George 1925WIBrown CoGreen BayGreen Bay Packers
Dick 1920OHMontgomery CoDaytonDayton Triangles
Walter 1927-1928OHMontgomery CoDaytonDayton Triangles
Roy 1920ILMacon CoDecaturDecatur Staleys
Dan 1921DCWashingtonWashingtonWashington Senators
Jim 1924NYErie CoBuffaloBuffalo Bisons
Dom 1925OHFranklin CoColumbusColumbus Tigers
Doc 1921-1922NYMonroe CoRochesterRochester Jeffersons
Doc 1925-1927NYNew York CoNew York CityNew York Giants
John 1922WIMilwaukee CoMilwaukeeMilwaukee Badgers
John 1926NYNew York CoNew York CityNew York Giants
Ed 1928ILCook CoChicagoChicago Cardinals
Lynn 1920MIWayne CoDetroitDetroit Heralds
Neely 1926NYErie CoBuffaloBuffalo Rangers
Neely 1927NYErie CoBuffaloBuffalo Bisons
Neely 1928NYNew York CoNew York CityNew York Giants
Walt 1930OHScioto CoPortsmouthPortsmouth Spartans
Alec 1921DCWashingtonWashingtonWashington Senators
Eddie 1922NYMonroe CoRochesterRochester Jeffersons
Eddie 1922-1925ILCook CoChicagoChicago Cardinals
Hunk 1922-1925ILCook CoChicagoChicago Bears
Hunk 1923OHCuyahoga CoClevelandCleveland Indians
Ockie 1920-1922NYErie CoBuffaloBuffalo All-Americans
Paul 1925ILRock Island CoRock IslandRock Island Independents
Will 1923-1924NYMonroe CoRochesterRochester Jeffersons
Roy 1923MOSt Louis CitySt LouisSt. Louis All-Stars
Roy 1924MOJackson CoKansas CityKansas City Blues
Roy 1925-1926MOJackson CoKansas CityKansas City Cowboys
Roy 1927OHCuyahoga CoClevelandCleveland Bulldogs
Teddy 1930NJEssex CoNewarkNewark Tornadoes
Dunc 1920ILCook CoChicagoChicago Tigers
Dunc 1922OHLucas CoToledoToledo Maroons
Dunc 1923-1926INLake CoHammondHammond Pros
Dunc 1925OHSummit CoAkronAkron Pros
Dunc 1926OHSummit CoAkronAkron Indians
Clarence 1920MIWayne CoDetroitDetroit Heralds
Julie 1930NYRichmond CoStaten IslandStaten Island Stapletons
Bob 1920-1925NYMonroe CoRochesterRochester Jeffersons
Johnny 1923-1924ILRock Island CoRock IslandRock Island Independents
Norris 1922WIMilwaukee CoMilwaukeeMilwaukee Badgers
Juddy 1926CALos Angeles CoLos AngelesLos Angeles Buccaneers
Bill 1924ILRock Island CoRock IslandRock Island Independents
Bill 1925MOJackson CoKansas CityKansas City Cowboys
Cliff 1929NYNew York CoNew York CityNew York Giants
Marion 1926WIMilwaukee CoMilwaukeeMilwaukee Badgers
Marion 1927MNSt Louis CoDuluthDuluth Eskimos
Marion 1928-1929WIBrown CoGreen BayGreen Bay Packers
Les 1925NYErie CoBuffaloBuffalo Bisons
Burl 1922OHFranklin CoColumbusColumbus Panhandles
Reggie 1922OHMarion CoLaRueOorang Indians
Chalmers 1924-1925OHCuyahoga CoClevelandCleveland Bulldogs
Sam 1926OHStark CoCantonCanton Bulldogs
Carl 1927OHCuyahoga CoClevelandCleveland Bulldogs
Carl 1928MIWayne CoDetroitDetroit Wolverines
Joe 1920-1924NYMonroe CoRochesterRochester Jeffersons
Rip 1928MIWayne CoDetroitDetroit Wolverines
Frank 1920-1925OHMontgomery CoDaytonDayton Triangles
Frank 1923OHSummit CoAkronAkron Pros
Red 1927-1928NYNew York CoNew York CityNew York Yankees
Red 1930NYNew York CoNew York CityNew York Giants
Herm 1926NYKings CoBrooklynBrooklyn Lions
Herm 1927OHCuyahoga CoClevelandCleveland Bulldogs
Pete 1923NYErie CoBuffaloBuffalo All-Americans
Pete 1923OHCuyahoga CoClevelandCleveland Indians
Russ 1920-1921OHSummit CoAkronAkron Pros
Bullet 1927NYNew York CoNew York CityNew York Yankees
Bullet 1928-1929WIBrown CoGreen BayGreen Bay Packers
Bullet 1929-1930ILCook CoChicagoChicago Cardinals
Cliff 1920-1921INDelaware CoMuncieMuncie Flyers
George 1925OHCuyahoga CoClevelandCleveland Bulldogs
Hugh 1923NYMonroe CoRochesterRochester Jeffersons
Ben 1926CALos Angeles CoLos AngelesLos Angeles Buccaneers
Ben 1925NYErie CoBuffaloBuffalo Bisons
Adrian 1923-1924MNHennepin CoMinneapolisMinneapolis Marines
Adrian 1925WIMilwaukee CoMilwaukeeMilwaukee Badgers
Dick 1921ILCook CoChicagoChicago Staleys
Dick 1921ILRock Island CoRock IslandRock Island Independents
Ralph 1929NJEssex CoOrangeOrange Tornadoes
George 1929PAPhiladelphia CoFrankfordFrankford Yellow Jackets
Eddie 1926CTHartford CoHartfordHartford Blues
Pete 1926OHFranklin CoColumbusColumbus Tigers
Shorty 1923-1924WIRacine CoRacineRacine Legion
Shorty 1925WIMilwaukee CoMilwaukeeMilwaukee Badgers
Shorty 1926WIRacine CoRacineRacine Tornadoes
Nate 1930MNHennepin CoMinneapolisMinneapolis Redjackets
Nate 1930PAPhiladelphia CoFrankfordFrankford Yellow Jackets
Napoleon 1923OHMarion CoLaRueOorang Indians
John 1924-1925OHSummit CoAkronAkron Pros
John 1926MIWayne CoDetroitDetroit Panthers
John 1927PASchuylkill CoPottsvillePottsville Maroons
John 1928MIWayne CoDetroitDetroit Wolverines
Johnny 1920ILCook CoChicagoChicago Tigers
Jim 1921NYMonroe CoRochesterRochester Jeffersons
Norm 1921ILCook CoChicagoChicago Cardinals
Norm 1921WIBrown CoGreen BayGreen Bay Packers
Norm 1922WIMilwaukee CoMilwaukeeMilwaukee Badgers
John 1920NYMonroe CoRochesterRochester Jeffersons

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18Football PlayersCA, Los Angeles Co, Los Angeles
37Football PlayersCT, Hartford Co, Hartford
29Football PlayersDC, Washington, Washington
267Football PlayersIL, Cook Co, Chicago
25Football PlayersIL, Macon Co, Decatur
93Football PlayersIL, Rock Island Co, Rock Island
21Football PlayersIN, Delaware Co, Muncie
86Football PlayersIN, Lake Co, Hammond
36Football PlayersIN, Vanderburgh Co, Evansville
70Football PlayersKY, Jefferson Co, Louisville
22Football PlayersMA, Suffolk Co, Boston
85Football PlayersMI, Wayne Co, Detroit
88Football PlayersMN, Hennepin Co, Minneapolis
70Football PlayersMN, St Louis Co, Duluth
54Football PlayersMO, Jackson Co, Kansas City
19Football PlayersMO, St Louis City, St Louis
44Football PlayersNJ, Essex Co, Newark
27Football PlayersNJ, Essex Co, Orange
176Football PlayersNY, Erie Co, Buffalo
13Football PlayersNY, Erie Co, Tonawanda
68Football PlayersNY, Kings Co, Brooklyn
92Football PlayersNY, Monroe Co, Rochester
162Football PlayersNY, New York Co, New York City
42Football PlayersNY, Richmond Co, Staten Island
151Football PlayersOH, Cuyahoga Co, Cleveland
95Football PlayersOH, Franklin Co, Columbus
17Football PlayersOH, Hamilton Co, Cincinnati
40Football PlayersOH, Lucas Co, Toledo
35Football PlayersOH, Marion Co, LaRue
103Football PlayersOH, Montgomery Co, Dayton
37Football PlayersOH, Scioto Co, Portsmouth
100Football PlayersOH, Stark Co, Canton
106Football PlayersOH, Summit Co, Akron
135Football PlayersPA, Philadelphia Co, Frankford
57Football PlayersPA, Schuylkill Co, Pottsville
96Football PlayersRI, Providence Co, Providence
122Football PlayersWI, Brown Co, Green Bay
21Football PlayersWI, Kenosha Co, Kenosha
93Football PlayersWI, Milwaukee Co, Milwaukee
73Football PlayersWI, Racine Co, Racine
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31 May 2019Kenyon College Catalogue, 1825-1872350
27 May 2019Ohio Wesleyan University, 1844-18941,001
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16 May 2019University of Texas Record218
09 May 2019Alumni Record of Wesleyan University, 19114,495
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03 May 2019Delta Kappa Epsilon Fraternity Catalogue, 19105,822
28 Apr 2019Hopkins Grammar School Catalogue3,342
28 Apr 2019added 'US Consul' type
27 Apr 2019Department of Elementary School Principals, 19241,296
26 Apr 2019Department of Elementary School Principals, 1922-1923529
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25 Apr 2019Yearbook of the National Assoc of Secondary Schools 1923131
24 Apr 2019Yearbook of the National Assoc of Secondary Schools 192072
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19 Apr 2019Haverford College Biographical Catalogue, 1833-19223,162
17 Apr 2019Sutton Mass List of Teachers175
15 Apr 2019West Newton School, 1871-1893201
11 Apr 2019Smith College Catalogue 1875-19109,183
08 Apr 2019Wellesley College General Catalog 1875-19126,396
08 Apr 2019Vassar College Fourth General Catalogue, 1861-19105,015
05 Apr 2019University of Illinois Alumni Record2,688
05 Apr 2019added 'Architect' type
04 Apr 2019Wayne Co NY Ministers Project59
03 Apr 2019Episcopal Convention of CT 187752
22 Mar 2019DePauw University Alumni Register2,518
20 Mar 2019Kalamazoo College Historical Catalogue 1851-1902635
18 Mar 2019Third general catalogue of Colby College 1820-19081,175
15 Mar 2019Bowdoin Catalogue 1794-19167,616
13 Mar 2019Biographical catalogue of Lafayette college, 1832-19126,309
11 Mar 2019Catalogue of Kimball Union Academy3,241
10 Mar 2019History of the Polk Co Baptist Association57
10 Mar 2019History of the Seneca Baptist Association177
09 Mar 2019Presbytery of Westchester NY205
07 Mar 2019History of the Presbytery of Steuben362
06 Mar 2019History of the Presbytery of Central Texas446
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03 Mar 2019History of the Washington PA Presbytery451
03 Mar 2019Congregational Year Book 1917135
24 Feb 2019Episcopal Almanac 1890174
22 Feb 2019Congregational Year Book 1918147
21 Feb 2019San Francisco Theological Seminary Alumni191
20 Feb 2019Congregational Year Book 1920241
20 Feb 2019Congregational Year Book 1919152
19 Feb 2019Congregational Year Book 1921248
14 Feb 2019Episcopal Almanac 1871130
14 Feb 2019Episcopal Almanacs 1875-1879, 1886903
13 Feb 2019Congregational Year Book 1922278
12 Feb 2019Congregational Nebraska1,079
06 Feb 2019New Brunswick Theological Seminary 1784-19111,463
03 Feb 2019NFL Rosters2,925
01 Feb 2019Colgate University General Catalog 19199,135