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Theodore 'Ted' Nesser

 

Ted Nesser

Date of Birth: April 5, 1883, Dennison, Ohio

Date of Death: June 7, 1941, in Columbus, Ohio (58 years old)

Source:

Canton (OH) Repository - Published 06/08/41

Did you know?

The only father-son combination to play together on the same team in pro-football

history is Ted Nesser and his son Charles Nesser.  They played on the 1921

Columbus Panhandles team.

Ted Nesser is one of the famed "Nesser" brothers family.   A group of brothers that played
 
professional football.  They are:
 
 
Al Nesser - 6/06/1893 - 03/11/1967
 
Frank Nesser - 6/3/1889 - 01/01/1953
 
Fred Nesser - 9/10/1887 - 07/02/1967
 
John Nesser - 4/25/1876 - 07/29/1931
 
Phil Nesser - 12/10/1880 - 05/09/1959
 
 

Teams: (Player)

1904 Columbus Panhandles (Ohio League)

1904 Shelby Blues (Ohio League)

1904 Massillon Tigers (Ohio League)

1905 Massillon Tigers (Ohio League)

1906 Massillon Tigers (Ohio League)

1913 Akron Indians (Ohio League)

1914 Canton Professionals (Ohio League)

1920 Columbus Panhandles (APFA)

1921 Columbus Panhandles (APFA)

College:

None