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William Earl Potteiger


Earl Potteiger

Date of Birth: February 11, 1893, in Pottstown, Pennsylvania

Date of Death: April 7, 1959, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (66 years old)


Spokane Daily Chrinicle - Published 04/08/59

Appleton Post Crescent - Published 04/08/59


Teams: (Player)

1920 Buffalo All-Americans (APFA)

1921 Chicago Cardinals (APFA)

1922 Milwaukee Badgers (NFL)

1924 Kenosha Maroons (NFL)

1925 New York Giants (NFL)

1926 New York Giants (NFL)

1927 New York Giants (NFL)

Teams: (Coach)

1924 Kenosha Maroons (NFL) Head Coach

1927 New York Giants (NFL) Head Coach

1928 New York Giants (NFL) Head Coach/Player


Ursinus College




Earl Potteiger Autograph


Earl Potteiger Autograph - Courtesy of Mike Moran