1945 All-Pro Team

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The 1945 All-Pro Team consisted of American football players who were chosen by various selectors for the All-Pro team for the 1945 football season. Teams were selected by, among others, the Associated Press (AP),[1] the United Press (UP),[2] the International News Service (INS),[3] Pro Football Illustrated,[4] and the New York Daily News (NYDN).[4]

Selections[edit]

Position Player Team Selector(s)
Quarterback Sammy Baugh Washington Redskins UP-1, INS-1, PFI-2, NYDN-1
Halfback Bob Waterfield Cleveland Rams AP-1 [back], UP-1, INS-2, PFI-1, NYDN-1
Halfback Steve Van Buren Philadelphia Eagles AP-1 [back], UP-1, INS-1, PFI-1, NYDN-1
Halfback Steve Bagarus Washington Redskins AP-1
Halfback Jim Gillette Cleveland Rams INS-1
Halfback Fred Gehrke Cleveland Rams PFI-1
Halfback Bob Margarita Chicago Bears NYDN-1
Fullback Frank Akins Washington Redskins UP-2, INS-1, PFI-1, NYDN-2
Fullback Bob Westfall Detroit Lions AP-1
Fullback Ted Fritsch Green Bay Packers UP-1
End Don Hutson Green Bay Packers AP-1, UP-1, INS-2, PFI-1, NYDN-1
End Jim Benton Cleveland Rams AP-1, UP-2, INS-2, PFI-1, NYDN-1
End Steve Pritko Cleveland Rams UP-1, INS-1
End Joe Aguirre Washington Redskins INS-1
Tackle Al Wistert Philadelphia Eagles AP-1, UP-1, INS-1, PFI-1, NYDN-1
Tackle Emil Uremovich Detroit Lions UP-1, PFI-2, NYDN-1
Tackle Frank Cope New York Giants AP-1
Tackle Eberle Schultz Cleveland Rams INS-1
Tackle John Adams Washington Redskins PFI-1
Guard Riley Matheson Cleveland Rams AP-1, UP-1, INS-2, PFI-1, NYDN-1
Guard Bill Radovich Detroit Lions AP-1, UP-1, INS-1, NYDN-2
Guard Augie Lio Boston Yanks INS-1, NYDN-1
Guard Stan Batinski Detroit Lions PFI-1
Center Charley Brock Green Bay Packers AP-1, UP-1, INS-1, PFI-1, NYDN-1

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Van Buren Unanimous Choice On AP '45 All-Pro Grid Team". The St. Cloud (MN) Daily Times. December 14, 1945. p. 13. 
  2. ^ Walter Byers (December 4, 1945). "Hutson, Fritsch, C. Brock Put On United Press All-Pro Squad". Green Bay Press-Gazette. p. 13. 
  3. ^ Caswell Adams (December 14, 1945). "Cleveland Rams Place Three on INS All-Pro Team; Baugh Is Pilot". The Cochocton Tribune. p. 7. 
  4. ^ a b "1945 NFL All-Pros". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved April 6, 2017.