Joe Kresky

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Joe Kresky
Date of birth (1906-04-27)April 27, 1906
Place of birth Marinette, Wisconsin, United States
Date of death December 24, 1988(1988-12-24) (aged 82)
Career information
Position(s) Offensive lineman
College Wisconsin
Career history
As player
1932 Boston Braves
1933–1935 Philadelphia Eagles
1935 Pittsburgh Pirates
Career stats

Joseph Lawrence Kresky (April 27, 1906 – December 24, 1988) was an American football offensive lineman.


Kresky was born in Marinette, Wisconsin to Michael Kresky and Agnes Berg Barnosky Kresky, German immigrants, on April 27, 1906.[1] He died on December 24, 1988.


Kresky attended Marinette High School, where he was a star football player.[2] After high school, he played college football for the University of Wisconsin.[3] Kresky played in the National Football League for the Boston Braves, the Philadelphia Eagles, and the Pittsburgh Pirates.


  1. ^ Wisconsin, Births and Christenings, 1826-1926," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 01 Dec 2014), Joseph Lawrence Kresky, 27 Apr 1906; citing Marinette, Marinette, Wisconsin, reference 00078 Reg 795; FHL microfilm 1305091.
  2. ^ "Joe Kresky Signed to Play on Packer Team". The Escanaba Daily Press. September 11, 1930. p. 9. Retrieved December 1, 2014 – via  open access publication – free to read
  3. ^ "Football Star Pays Fine, Rose to Fight". Manitowoc Herald-Times. February 7, 1929. p. 13. Retrieved December 1, 2014 – via  open access publication – free to read