Jim Ninowski

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Jim Ninowski
Date of birth: (1936-03-26) March 26, 1936 (age 78)
Place of birth: Detroit, Michigan
Career information
Position(s): Quarterback
College: Michigan State
NFL Draft: 1958 / Round: 4 / Pick: 49
As player:
Cleveland Browns
Detroit Lions
Cleveland Browns
Washington Redskins
New Orleans Saints
Career stats
Playing stats at NFL.com

James Ninowski, Jr. (born March 26, 1936) is a former American football quarterback in the National Football League for the Detroit Lions, Washington Redskins, Cleveland Browns and New Orleans Saints of the National Football League. He played college football at Michigan State University and was drafted in the fourth round of the 1958 NFL Draft. After he finished his career in the NFL, he attempted to take up a coaching for the New York Jets. However, he wasn't chosen for the position and as a result, retired back to Detroit, Michigan.

Ninowski is married with four children (all sons) to Clara Hartman; whom he married in 1959. His four sons are: James Ninowski III (born 1960), Patrick Joseph Ninowski (born 1962), Lionel Hartman Ninowski (born 1963) and Richard James Ninowski (born 1965; whom died a week after delivery).