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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 (NFL)
Jim 1924NYErie CoBuffaloBuffalo Bisons (NFL)
Dom 1925OHFranklin CoColumbusColumbus Tigers
Doc 1921-1922NYMonroe CoRochesterRochester Jeffersons
Doc 1925-1927NYNew York CoNew York CityNew York Giants (NFL)
John 1922WIMilwaukee CoMilwaukeeMilwaukee Badgers
John 1926NYNew York CoNew York CityNew York Giants (NFL)
Ed 1928ILCook CoChicagoChicago Cardinals
Lynn 1920MIWayne CoDetroitDetroit Heralds
Neely 1926NYErie CoBuffaloBuffalo Rangers
Neely 1927NYErie CoBuffaloBuffalo Bisons (NFL)
Neely 1928NYNew York CoNew York CityNew York Giants (NFL)
Walt 1930OHScioto CoPortsmouthPortsmouth Spartans
Alec 1921DCWashingtonWashingtonWashington Senators (NFL)
Eddie 1922NYMonroe CoRochesterRochester Jeffersons
Eddie 1922-1925ILCook CoChicagoChicago Cardinals
Hunk 1922-1925ILCook CoChicagoChicago Bears
Hunk 1923OHCuyahoga CoClevelandCleveland Indians (NFL)
Ockie 1920-1922NYErie CoBuffaloBuffalo All-Americans
Paul 1925ILRock Island CoRock IslandRock Island Independents
Will 1923-1924NYMonroe CoRochesterRochester Jeffersons
Roy 1923MOSt Louis CitySt. Louis All-Stars
Roy 1924MOJackson CoKansas CityKansas City Blues
Roy 1925-1926MOJackson CoKansas CityKansas City Cowboys (NFL)
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 (NFL)
Cliff 1929NYNew York CoNew York CityNew York Giants (NFL)
Marion 1926WIMilwaukee CoMilwaukeeMilwaukee Badgers
Marion 1927MNSt Louis CoDuluthDuluth Eskimos
Marion 1928-1929WIBrown CoGreen BayGreen Bay Packers
Les 1925NYErie CoBuffaloBuffalo Bisons (NFL)
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 (NFL)
Joe 1920-1924NYMonroe CoRochesterRochester Jeffersons
Rip 1928MIWayne CoDetroitDetroit Wolverines (NFL)
Frank 1920-1925OHMontgomery CoDaytonDayton Triangles
Frank 1923OHSummit CoAkronAkron Pros
Red 1927-1928NYNew York CoNew York CityNew York Yankees (NFL)
Red 1930NYNew York CoNew York CityNew York Giants (NFL)
Herm 1926NYKings CoBrooklynBrooklyn Lions
Herm 1927OHCuyahoga CoClevelandCleveland Bulldogs
Pete 1923NYErie CoBuffaloBuffalo All-Americans
Pete 1923OHCuyahoga CoClevelandCleveland Indians (NFL)
Russ 1920-1921OHSummit CoAkronAkron Pros
Bullet 1927NYNew York CoNew York CityNew York Yankees (NFL)
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 (NFL)
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 (NFL)
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, Los Angeles Buccaneers
37Football PlayersCT, Hartford Co, Hartford, Hartford Blues
29Football PlayersDC, Washington, Washington, Washington Senators (NFL)
87Football PlayersIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Chicago Bears
139Football PlayersIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Chicago Cardinals
18Football PlayersIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Chicago Staleys
23Football PlayersIL, Cook Co, Chicago, Chicago Tigers
25Football PlayersIL, Macon Co, Decatur, Decatur Staleys
93Football PlayersIL, Rock Island Co, Rock Island, Rock Island Independents
21Football PlayersIN, Delaware Co, Muncie, Muncie Flyers
86Football PlayersIN, Lake Co, Hammond, Hammond Pros
36Football PlayersIN, Vanderburgh Co, Evansville, Evansville Crimson Giants
43Football PlayersKY, Jefferson Co, Louisville, Louisville Brecks
27Football PlayersKY, Jefferson Co, Louisville, Louisville Colonels (NFL)
22Football PlayersMA, Suffolk Co, Boston, Boston Bulldogs
40Football PlayersMI, Wayne Co, Detroit, Detroit Heralds
26Football PlayersMI, Wayne Co, Detroit, Detroit Panthers
19Football PlayersMI, Wayne Co, Detroit, Detroit Wolverines (NFL)
42Football PlayersMN, Hennepin Co, Minneapolis, Minneapolis Marines
46Football PlayersMN, Hennepin Co, Minneapolis, Minneapolis Redjackets
35Football PlayersMN, St Louis Co, Duluth, Duluth Eskimos
35Football PlayersMN, St Louis Co, Duluth, Duluth Kelleys
25Football PlayersMO, Jackson Co, Kansas City, Kansas City Blues
29Football PlayersMO, Jackson Co, Kansas City, Kansas City Cowboys (NFL)
19Football PlayersMO, St Louis City, St. Louis All-Stars
44Football PlayersNJ, Essex Co, Newark, Newark Tornadoes
27Football PlayersNJ, Essex Co, Orange, Orange Tornadoes
69Football PlayersNY, Erie Co, Buffalo, Buffalo All-Americans
83Football PlayersNY, Erie Co, Buffalo, Buffalo Bisons (NFL)
24Football PlayersNY, Erie Co, Buffalo, Buffalo Rangers
13Football PlayersNY, Erie Co, Tonawanda, Tonawanda Kardex
33Football PlayersNY, Kings Co, Brooklyn, Brooklyn Dodgers (NFL)
35Football PlayersNY, Kings Co, Brooklyn, Brooklyn Lions
92Football PlayersNY, Monroe Co, Rochester, Rochester Jeffersons
26Football PlayersNY, New York Co, New York City, New York Brickley Giants
93Football PlayersNY, New York Co, New York City, New York Giants (NFL)
42Football PlayersNY, New York Co, New York City, New York Yankees (NFL)
42Football PlayersNY, Richmond Co, Staten Island, Staten Island Stapletons
78Football PlayersOH, Cuyahoga Co, Cleveland, Cleveland Bulldogs
44Football PlayersOH, Cuyahoga Co, Cleveland, Cleveland Indians (NFL)
29Football PlayersOH, Cuyahoga Co, Cleveland, Cleveland Tigers
44Football PlayersOH, Franklin Co, Columbus, Columbus Panhandles
51Football PlayersOH, Franklin Co, Columbus, Columbus Tigers
17Football PlayersOH, Hamilton Co, Cincinnati, Cincinnati Celts
40Football PlayersOH, Lucas Co, Toledo, Toledo Maroons
35Football PlayersOH, Marion Co, LaRue, Oorang Indians
103Football PlayersOH, Montgomery Co, Dayton, Dayton Triangles
37Football PlayersOH, Scioto Co, Portsmouth, Portsmouth Spartans
100Football PlayersOH, Stark Co, Canton, Canton Bulldogs
22Football PlayersOH, Summit Co, Akron, Akron Indians
84Football PlayersOH, Summit Co, Akron, Akron Pros
135Football PlayersPA, Philadelphia Co, Frankford, Frankford Yellow Jackets
57Football PlayersPA, Schuylkill Co, Pottsville, Pottsville Maroons
96Football PlayersRI, Providence Co, Providence, Providence Steam Roller
122Football PlayersWI, Brown Co, Green Bay, Green Bay Packers
21Football PlayersWI, Kenosha Co, Kenosha, Kenosha Maroons
93Football PlayersWI, Milwaukee Co, Milwaukee, Milwaukee Badgers
49Football PlayersWI, Racine Co, Racine, Racine Legion
24Football PlayersWI, Racine Co, Racine, Racine Tornadoes

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