Joe Kresky

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Joe Kresky
Date of birth: (1906-04-27)April 27, 1906
Place of birth: Marinette, Wisconsin, U.S.
Date of death: December 24, 1988(1988-12-24) (aged 82)
Career information
Position(s): Offensive lineman
College: Wisconsin
Organizations
As player:
1932
1933-1935
1935
Boston Braves
Philadelphia Eagles
Pittsburgh Pirates
Career stats
Playing stats at NFL.com

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

Life[edit]

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.

Career[edit]

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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wisconsin, Births and Christenings, 1826-1926," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XRH2-574 : 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 Newspapers.com.  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 Newspapers.com.  open access publication - free to read