Chet Gladchuk

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Chet Gladchuk
Date of birth (1917-04-04)April 4, 1917
Place of birth Bridgeport, Connecticut
Date of death September 4, 1967(1967-09-04) (aged 50)
Place of death Northampton, Massachusetts
Career information
Position(s) Center
Height 6 ft 4 in (193 cm)
Weight 248 lb (112 kg)
College Boston College
NFL draft 1941 / Round: 2 / Pick: 12
(By the Pittsburgh Steelers)
Career history
As player
1941–1947 New York Giants
1949 Montreal Alouettes
Honors Grey Cup champion (1949)
Career stats

Chester Stephen Gladchuk, Sr. (April 4, 1917 – September 4, 1967) was an American football Center who played professionally in the National Football League (NFL) for the New York Giants. He played college football at Boston College and was selected as a first-team All-American by the Associated Press in 1940. He was drafted in the second round of the 1941 NFL Draft by the Pittsburgh Steelers. After playing seven seasons for the New York Giants and after taking a season off, Gladchuk joined the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League in 1949, played a full 12-game season, and helped win the Larks first Grey Cup. Gladchuk was elected to the College Football Hall of Fame in 1975.


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