Earl Potteiger

Earl Potteiger
Born: (1893-02-11)February 11, 1893
Pottstown, Pennsylvania
Died: April 7, 1959(1959-04-07) (aged 68)
Career information
Position(s) Halfback
College Ursinus, Albright
Career history
As coach
1925 Kenosha Maroons
1927–1928 New York Giants
As player
1914–1919 Conshohocken Athletic Club
1920 Union Club of Phoenixville
1920 Buffalo All-Americans
1921 Chicago Cardinals
1921 Frankford Yellow Jackets
1922 Milwaukee Badgers
1924 Kenosha Maroons
1925–1928 New York Giants
Career highlights and awards
Career stats

William Earl Potteiger (February 11, 1893 – April 7, 1959) was an American football, baseball, and basketball player and coach. He played professionally in both baseball and football and coached professionally in basketball, baseball and football. Potteiger was player-coach for the New York Giants when they won their first National Football League championship in 1927. He also played minor league baseball from 1913 to 1917, in 1919, and from 1926 to 1927. He managed in the minors from 1926 to 1927 and in 1932.[1]


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