Bill Stobbs

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Thomas William Stobbs, Jr.
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Stobbs in 1931
Born (1896-05-28)May 28, 1896
Wheeling, West Virginia
Died November 1968 (Age 72)[1]
Residence Norfolk, Virginia
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Position(s) BB
College Washington & Jefferson College
Teams
1921 Detroit Tigers

Thomas William Stobbs, Jr. was a professional American football player for the National Football League's Detroit Tigers. He attended high school in Wheeling, West Virginia. He attended Washington & Jefferson College.

Following his retirement from football, he attempted to become head coach of the W&J football team[2]

His son, Chuck Stobbs, played professional baseball.[3]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Rootsweb Social Security Death Index search for Thomas Stobbs. Retrieved on 2010-10-06.
  2. ^ "Former W&J Star Wants to Coach Prexies". The Pittsburgh Press. December 27, 1931. Retrieved 2010-10-06. 
  3. ^ Nowlin, Bill. "The Baseball Biography Project: Chuck Stobbs". Society for American Baseball Research. Retrieved 2010-10-06.