Andy Salata

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Andy Salata
Date of birth July 11, 1900
Place of birth Kingston, Pennsylvania
Date of death July 1983 (aged 82–83)
Career information
Position(s) Guard
College Pittsburgh
Career history
As player
1929 Orange Tornadoes
1930 Newark Tornadoes

Andrew J. Salata (July 11, 1900 – July 1983) was a professional football player-coach with the Orange Tornadoes and later the Newark Tornadoes, of the National Football League. In 1930, the Tornadoes moved to Newark from Orange, New Jersey. The team then hired Salata and Jack Fish to serve as co-coaches. Neither man had ever coached in the NFL before. Under the two coaches the Tornadoes were 1-11, to finish last in the league.