Heinie Weisenbaugh

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Heinie Weisenbaugh
Position: Running back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1914-03-12)March 12, 1914
Place of birth: Tarentum, Pennsylvania
Date of death: September 20, 1965(1965-09-20) (aged 51)
Place of death: Tatentum, Pennsylvania
Career information
High school: Tatentum (PA)
Kiski (PA)
College: Pittsburgh
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Games played: 18
Rushing yards: 59
Receiving yards: 110
Touchdowns: 2
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Henry A. "Heinie" Weisenbaugh (March 12, 1914 – September 20, 1965) was an American football running back in the National Football League (NFL) for the Pittsburgh Pirates and Boston Redskins. He played college football at the University of Pittsburgh.[1]

Early life[edit]

Weisenbaugh was born in Tarentum, Pennsylvania and attended Tarentum High School, where he played high school football. He then attended the Kiskiminetas Springs School in Saltsburg, Pennsylvania.

Football career[edit]

After Prep School, Weisenbaugh attended and played college football at the University of Pittsburgh as a fullback. In 1932, the Pittsburgh Panthers went undefeated in the regular season, then lost to the USC Trojans in the 1933 Rose Bowl. He graduated from Pittsburgh in 1935 and then joined the Pittsburgh Pirates of the National Football League (NFL). He then played for the Boston Redskins before retiring from playing football. Weisenbaugh then served as a field official for the NFL for several years.


Weisenbaugh graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine in 1938 and established his practice in Tarentum.

Military service[edit]

During World War II, Weisenbuagh served as a captain and dental officer in the 455th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion in Europe. He later departed the unit and eventually became a major in the Army Medical Corps.


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