Frank Dancewicz

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Frank Dancewicz
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Dancewicz on a 1948 Bowman football card
Position: Quarterback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1924-10-03)October 3, 1924
Place of birth: Lynn, Massachusetts
Date of death: June 26, 1985(1985-06-26) (aged 60)
Place of death: Boston, Massachusetts
Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight: 187 lb (85 kg)
Career information
High school: Lynn (MA) Classical
College: Notre Dame
NFL Draft: 1946 / Round: 1 / Pick: 1
Career history
Career NFL statistics
TD-INT: 12-29
Yards: 1551
QB Rating: 40.1
Player stats at

Francis Joseph "Boley" Dancewicz (October 3, 1924 – June 26, 1985) was an American football quarterback who played professionally in the National Football League. He was the first overall pick in the 1946 NFL Draft by the Boston Yanks.

He was a flashy quarterback at Notre Dame but played just three seasons of pro football.

His son, Gary Dancewicz, played at Boston College. Grandson Chris Pizzotti was a quarterback at Harvard.[1]


  1. ^ "Francis Dancewicz". Go Crimson. Retrieved June 5, 2012.