Tony Matisi

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Tony Matisi
Position: Tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1914-08-23)August 23, 1914
Place of birth: New York City
Date of death: August 26, 1969(1969-08-26) (aged 55)
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight: 230 lb (104 kg)
Career information
High school: Union-Endicott High School
College: Pittsburgh
NFL Draft: 1938 / Round: 4 / Pick: 29
(By the Pittsburgh Pirates)
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played: 5
Games started: 1
Player stats at
Player stats at PFR

Anthony Francis "Tony" Matisi (August 23, 1914 – August 26, 1969[1]) was an All-American football player. Matisi was born in New York City and graduated from Union-Endicott High School. He played for the University of Pittsburgh where he was named a consensus All-American at the tackle position in 1937. Matisi was six-feet, two-inches tall, and weighed 230 pounds. He went on to play professional football for the Detroit Lions in 1938.


  1. ^ "Anthony Matisi". U.S. Social Security Death Index. Retrieved March 10, 2010.