Jim Poole (American football)

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Jim Poole
Position: End
Personal information
Date of birth: (1915-09-09)September 9, 1915
Place of birth: Gloster, Mississippi
Date of death: November 16, 1994(1994-11-16) (aged 79)
Place of death: Oxford, Mississippi
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight: 180 lb (82 kg)
Career information
College: Mississippi
NFL Draft: 1937 / Round: 7 / Pick: 64
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • 2× First team All-Pro selection (1939, 1946)
  • 3× NFL All-Star (1938, 1939, 1940)
Career NFL statistics as of 1946
Receiving yards: 895
Average: 13.8
Touchdowns: 13
Player stats at PFR

James Eugene "Buster" Poole (September 9, 1915 – November 16, 1994)[1] was a professional American football end who played for seven seasons for the New York Giants and the Chicago Cardinals in the National Football League (NFL). In 1964, he was inducted into the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame.

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  1. ^ "Jim Poole; Football Player, 79". The New York Times. November 18, 1994. Retrieved 2008-05-20. 

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