John Dittrich

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John Francis Dittrich
Position: Guard
Personal information
Born: (1933-05-07)May 7, 1933
Sheboygan, Wisconsin
Died: July 5, 1995(1995-07-05) (aged 62)
Orlando, Florida
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight: 236 lb (107 kg)
Career information
High school: Cudahy (WI)
College: University of Wisconsin-Madison
NFL Draft: 1956 / Round: 6 / Pick: 9
Career history

John Francis Dittrich (May 7, 1933 – July 5, 1995) was a player in the National Football League and American Football League for the Chicago Cardinals, Green Bay Packers, Oakland Raiders, and the Buffalo Bills as a guard.[1] He played at the collegiate level at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.


Dittrich was born John Francis Dittrich on May 7, 1933 in Sheboygan, Wisconsin.[2] His family later moved to Cudahy, a suburb of Milwaukee, where he attended Cudahy High School. He then attended the University of Wisconsin (now University of Wisconsin-Madison).

Dittrich was drafted in 1956 in round 6, pick 9 (70 overall) by the Chicago Cardinals. He played 12 games that season. In 1959, he played 12 games for the Green Bay Packers. In 1960, he played in 11 games for the Oakland Raiders, and in 1961 he played in 12 games at Buffalo.

Dittrich died in Orlando, Florida in 1995.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "John Francis Dittrich". Retrieved January 9, 2015. 
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