Fritz Pollard, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Fritz Pollard

Player of American Football

Date of Birth: 27-Jan-1894

Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois, United States

Date of Death: 11-May-1986

Profession: American football player

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius


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About Fritz Pollard

  • Frederick Douglass "Fritz" Pollard (January 27, 1894 – May 11, 1986) was an American football player and coach.
  • He was the first African American head coach in the National Football League (NFL).
  • Pollard and Bobby Marshall were the first two African American players in the NFL in 1920.
  • Football pioneer Walter Camp ranked Pollard as "one of the greatest runners these eyes have ever seen."

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