John Siegal

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John Siegal
No. 6
Position: Wide receiver
Personal information
Born: May 15, 1918
Larksville, Pennsylvania
Died: May 27, 2015(2015-05-27) (aged 97)
Harveys Lake, Pennsylvania
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight: 203 lb (92 kg)
Career information
High school: Larksville (PA)
College: Columbia
NFL Draft: 1939 / Round: 17 / Pick: 155
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • Pro Bowl selection (1940, 1941, 1942)
Career NFL statistics
Games played–started: 43–16
Receptions–yards: 31–637
Touchdowns: 6
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

John Walter Siegal (May 15, 1918 – May 27, 2015) was an American football end/defensive end in the National Football League. He played five seasons for the Chicago Bears (1939–1943), he was born in Larksville, Pennsylvania. At the time of his death, he was the oldest living Bears player,[1] he died on May 27, 2015 at the age of 97 in his hometown of Harveys Lake, Pennsylvania.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mayer, Larry (May 15, 2013). "Oldest living Bears player turns 95 years young". Chicago Bears. Retrieved May 15, 2013. 
  2. ^ Mayer, Larry (May 27, 2015). "Oldest living ex-Bear passes away". Chicago Bears. Retrieved May 27, 2015. 

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