Bob Butler

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Bob Butler
Date of birth April 4, 1891
Place of birth Alpena, Michigan
Date of death December 17, 1959(1959-12-17) (aged 68)
Career information
Position(s) Tackle
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 200 lb (91 kg)
College Wisconsin
Career history
As player
1915 Canton Bulldogs
Career highlights and awards

Bob "Butts" Butler (April 4, 1891 – December 17, 1959) was an American football player who played at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. In 1915, Butler was recruited by Jack Cusack, manager of the Canton Bulldogs, to bolster his roster against the rival Massillon Tigers. He was elected to the College Football Hall of Fame in 1972.