Jim Mooney (American football)

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Jim Mooney
Born: (1907-09-16)September 16, 1907
Chicago, United States
Died: August 12, 1944(1944-08-12) (aged 36)
France 
Career information
Position(s) Guard, End, Fullback
College Georgetown
High school Wilmette (IL) Loyola
Career history
As player
1930 Newark Tornadoes
1930–1931 Brooklyn Dodgers
1933 Cincinnati Reds
1934 St. Louis Gunners
1935 Chicago Cardinals
Career highlights and awards
  • 2nd team All-American (1928)
  • All-American Honorable Mention (1929)
  • Georgetown Athletic Hall of Fame (1953)
Career stats
Military career
Allegiance United States United States
Service/branch United States Army seal U.S. Army
Rank Army-USA-OR-02.svg Private
Battles/wars World War II

James L. Mooney, Jr. (September 16, 1907 – August 12, 1944) was an American football player in the National Football League for the Newark Tornadoes, Brooklyn Dodgers, Cincinnati Reds, St. Louis Gunners and Chicago Cardinals. Prior to his professional career, Mooney played college football at Georgetown University.

He died in France during World War II, when he was shot by a sniper.

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