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1929 - 1920 Pro Football Necrology List

Pro Football Deaths Per Year


Here are the reported deaths of Pro Football players between the years 1920 - 1929.

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Pro Football Deaths Per Year

 

1929 - 6

1928 - 5

1927 - 4

1926 - 3

1925 - 3

1924 - 1

1923 - 1

1922 - 0

1921 - 0

1920 - 0

 

 

 

 

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Pro Football Deaths 1929

Name Team Debut Birth Date Death Date Age
Barnum, Robert L. 'Pete' 1926 Columbus Tigers 01/17/02 06/25/29 27
Brick, Shirley 1920 Buffalo All-Americans 6/20/1898 01/03/29 30
DeClerk, Frank 1923 Rock Island Independents 09/14/00 06/05/29 28
Fallon, Thomas J. 'Tommy' 1922 Milwaukee Badgers 1/  /1899 06/13/29 30
Jones, Benjamin 'Ben' 1923 Canton Bulldogs 3/18/1899 05/17/29 30
Nichols, Ralph Merrill 1926 Hartford Blues 8/22/1899 01/21/29 29

Pro Football Deaths 1928

Name Team Debut Birth Date Death Date Age
Corgan, Chuck 1924 Kansas City Blues 12/04/02 06/13/28 25
Folwell, Robert Cook 1925 New York Giants 2/17/1885 01/08/28 42 Coach
O'Connell, Milt 1924 Frankford Yellow Jackets 11/12/00 05/18/28 27
O'Neil, Charles Leo 'Chuck' 1922 Toledo Maroons 1899 06/20/28 29
Weldon, John 'Bodie' 1920 Buffalo All-Americans 11/07/1895 05/24/28 32

Pro Football Deaths 1927

Name Team Debut Birth Date Death Date Age
Ruetz, George 'Babe' 1922 Racine Legion 9/23/1893 05/24/27 33 Coach
Storer, John 'Jack' 1924 Frankford Yellow Jackets 11/11/00 01/15/27 26
Thomas, Vivian Paul 'V.P.' 1920 Rochester Jeffersons 2/01/1897 12/10/27 30
Usher, Lou 1920 Rochester Jeffersons 6/27/1897 01/01/27 29

Pro Football Deaths 1926

Name Team Debut Birth Date Death Date Age
Feist, Louis  1924 Buffalo Bisons 11/12/26
Marshall, William H. 'Bill' 1920 Detroit Heralds 10/24/1887 11/24/26 39 Coach
Zimmerman, Charles X. 1926 Cleveland Panthers (AFL I) 1/18/1865 11/14/26 61 Owner

Pro Football Deaths 1925

Name Team Debut Birth Date Death Date Age
Essman, Walter 1920 Columbus Panhandles 2/21/1886 12/08/25 39
Hammill, Jimmy 'Ching' 1925 Providence Steam Roller 09/28/02 11/25/25 23
Waldsmith, Ralph 'Fat' 1921 Cleveland Indians 8/07/1892 06/07/25 32

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Pro Football Deaths 1924

Name Team Debut Birth Date Death Date Age
Gepford, Sidney 1920 Decatur Staleys 12/15/1895 09/09/24 28

Pro Football Deaths 1923

Name Team Debut Birth Date Death Date Age
La Ross, Leland Douglas 'Dago' 1920 Chicago Cardinals 3/30/1892 06/06/23 31

Pro Football Deaths 1922

No Deaths

Pro Football Deaths 1921

No Deaths

Pro Football Deaths 1920

No Deaths

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