Bernie Semes

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Bernie Semes
Date of birth January 29, 1919
Place of birth Braddock, Pennsylvania
Date of death January 30, 2001(2001-01-30) (aged 82)
Place of death Beaver, Pennsylvania
Career information
Position(s) Halfback
College Duquesne University
Career history
As player
1944 "Card-Pitt"
Career stats

Bernard Semes (January 29, 1919 - January 30, 2001) was a professional football player in the National Football League during the year of 1944. He played for "Card-Pitt" a team that was the result of a temporary merger between the Chicago Cardinals and Pittsburgh Steelers. The teams' merger was due to the league-wide manning shortages brought on by World War II.

Prior to playing professionally, Semes played at the college level for Duquesne University. In 1978, he was inducted into the school's sports hall of fame. He and his wife, Libby, had three children; Ann Semes Lynch, James Semes, and Elizabeth "Beth" Semes.

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