Lou Abbruzzi

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Lou Abbruzzi
Date of birth (1917-08-03)August 3, 1917
Place of birth Warren, Rhode Island
Date of death December 6, 1982(1982-12-06) (aged 65)
Career information
Position(s) Halfback, defensive back
College Rhode Island
Career history
As player
1946 Boston Yanks
Career highlights and awards
Awards All Small New England 1938-40, All New England 1938,HM Little All-American 1938,1939.

Louis John "Duke" Abbruzzi (April 3, 1917 – December 6, 1982) was an American football player. He spent one season with the Boston Yanks of the National Football League (NFL) as a special teams player and tailback. He accounted for 229 all-purpose yards, 26 rushing yards from 6 carries, 55 receiving yards on 2 receptions,147 yards on 8 kick off returns and completed one pass for 11 yards.