Ben Kish

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Ben Kish
Ben Kish - 1948 Bowman.jpg
Kish on a 1948 Bowman football card
Date of birth (1917-03-31)March 31, 1917
Place of birth Tonawanda, New York, U.S.
Date of death February 24, 1989(1989-02-24) (aged 71)
Place of death Coatesville, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Career information
Position(s) Safety
College Pittsburgh
NFL draft 1940 / Round: 8 / Pick: 61
(by the Chicago Cardinals)
Career history
As player
1940–1941 Brooklyn Dodgers
1943 Phil-Pit Steagles
1944–1949 Philadelphia Eagles
Career stats

Benjamin Ernest Kish (March 31, 1917 – February 24, 1989) was a professional American football safety in the National Football League for the Brooklyn Dodgers and Philadelphia Eagles. He was also a member of the "Steagles", a team that was the result of a temporary merger between the Eagles and Pittsburgh Steelers due to the league-wide manning shortages in 1943 brought on by World War II. He played college football at the University of Pittsburgh and was drafted in the eighth round of the 1940 NFL Draft.

Ben Kish running the ball in a University of Pittsburgh win over SMU at Pitt Stadium