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Edmund Joseph Francis 'Ed' Eiden


Ed Eiden

Date of Birth: November 16, 1921, in Scranton, Pennsylvania

Date of Death: January 29, 2017, in Springfield, Virginia (95 years old)


The Washington Post - Published 02/19/17

Did you know?

Ed Eiden was signed by the Philadelphia Eagles on August 9, 1944.

He also played semi-pro baseball in the early 1950's for the Washington D.C.

F.B.I. baseball club.



1944 Detroit Lions (NFL)


University of Scranton