Charlie Gauer

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Charlie Gauer
No. 32
Position: Fullback, End
Personal information
Date of birth: (1921-09-24)September 24, 1921
Place of birth: Chicago, Illinois
Date of death: October 22, 1973(1973-10-22) (aged 52)
Career information
College: Colgate
Career history
Career NFL statistics
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Charles Edward Gauer was a professional football player, and later an assistant coach, for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League. However, 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.

As an assistant coach, he helped develop the wide receivers and tight ends for the Philadelphia Eagles from 1952-1961 and 1969-1970.[1]


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-12-30. Retrieved 2015-12-30.