Al Wukits

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Al Wukits
No. 50
Date of birth December 16, 1917
Place of birth Millvale, Pennsylvania
Date of death October 15, 1978(1978-10-15) (aged 60)
Place of death Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Career information
Position(s) Guard, Center, Linebacker
College Duquesne University
NFL draft 1943 / Round: 11, Pick 97
Career history
As player
1943 "Steagles"
1944 "Card-Pitt"
1945 Pittsburgh Steelers
1946 Miami Seahawks
1946 Buffalo Bisons
Career stats

Albert Robert Wukits (December 16, 1917 - October 15, 1978) was a professional football player in both the National Football League and the All-America Football Conference. During his time in the NFL, Wukits played for the "Steagles", which was the temporary merger of the Pittsburgh Steelers and Philadelphia Eagles, in 1943 and "Card-Pitt", the temporary merger of the Steelers and Chicago Cardinals, in 1944. These two teams were the result of temporary mergers brought on the league-wide manning shortages associated with World War II.

However Wukits also played for the Steelers in 1945. In 1946 he left the NFL for the AAFC, where he split that season between playing for the Miami Seahawks and Buffalo Bisons.