Joe Muha

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Joe Muha
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Personal information
Date of birth: (1921-04-28)April 28, 1921
Place of birth: Central City, Pennsylvania
Date of death: April 1, 1993(1993-04-01) (aged 71)
Place of death: Hemet, California
Career information
College: VMI
NFL Draft: 1943 / Round: 1 / Pick: 2
Debuted in 1946
Last played in 1950
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • 2x All-Pro selection (1948, 1950)
Career NFL statistics
Rushing Yards 257
Average 3.8
Touchdowns 2
Stats at

Joseph George "Joe" Muha (April 28, 1921 – April 1, 1993) was a professional American football fullback and linebacker in the National Football League. He played 5 seasons for the Philadelphia Eagles and was their starting fullback four of those years. He was a two-time All-Pro selection.

He served as a second lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps from 1943 to 1947. He also was an umpire in the NFL from 1956 through 1971, wearing uniform number 43, which was claimed the season following Muha's retirement by Red Cashion.

Muha was inducted into the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame in 1976.

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