Leonard Macaluso

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Leonard Macaluso
Colgate Raiders
Position Fullback
Career history
College Colgate (1930)
Career highlights and awards
  • All-American (1930)

Leonard "Iron Legs" Macaluso was an American football player and wrestler. He played fullback for Colgate University from 1928 to 1930. Macaluso was the leading scorer among the major college teams in 1930 (145 points) and was one of two players (Ben Ticknor was the other) to be virtually unanimous choices as a first-team All-Eastern player.[1] He was also selected as a first-team All-American in 1930 by the Associated Press, United Press, Colliers, International News Service (INS), New York Evening Post, and New York Sun."[2][3][4][5][6][7] Macaluso later became a professional wrestler, competing under the name "Iron Legs" Macaluso.[8][9]

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  1. ^ "Yale Leads With Three Players on All-Eastern Eleven Selected by A. P.". San Antonio Express. 1930-12-03. 
  2. ^ Alan Gould (1930-12-06). "MIDDLE WEST HOLDS EDGE IN SELECTION OF 1930 ALL-AMERICAN GRID TEAMS: POLL BY ASSOCIATED PRESS SELECTS STARS FOR MYTHICAL ELEVEN". Evening Independent. 
  3. ^ L.S. Cameron (1930-12-08). "UNITED PRESS HAS ALL-AMERICA GRID TEAM OF THE YEAR: Milo Lubratovich of the University of Wisconsin Team is Placed on the First Team". Oshkosh Daily Northwestern. 
  4. ^ "RICE PICKS ALL-AMERICA: Ticknor and Carideo, of 1929 Eleven, Named Again on Honor Team; Two Utility Players Added to Lineup". Charleston Daily Mail. 1930-12-19. 
  5. ^ James Kilgallen (1930-12-01). "ALL-AMERICAN TEAM SELECTED: Two Notre Dame Men, Carideo and Schwartz, Are Named". Chester Times. 
  6. ^ "EASTERN SCRIBE LIKES RUSSELL: Former Husker Listed All-American By New York Post". Lincoln Star. 1930-11-29. 
  7. ^ "New York San Team". Lincoln Star. 1930-11-29. 
  8. ^ "Macaluso Is Mat Winner Over Judson: Former Colgate Gridder Fells Foe Twice in Arena Ring". Syracuse Herald. 1937-04-07. 
  9. ^ "Pro Wrestlers To Be Here Wednesday: Peoria to Offer Card at K. of C. Hall — Ed Don George Heads Program — Fans to See Macaluso and Others". Bradford Era. 1931-09-28.