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Ted Petoskey

Born: Jan 5, 1911

Death: Nov 30, 1996

Birthplace: United States of America

Profession: Baseball player

Nationality: United States

Ted Petoskey

Date of Birth : Jan 5, 1911
Date of Death : Nov 30, 1996
Birth Place : United States of America

Frederick Lee "Ted" Petoskey was a three-sport athlete at the University of Michigan, a Major League Baseball player, a collegiate coach in three sports and an athletic director. At the University of Michigan, Petoskey received eight varsity letters in three sports. In American football, he was a two-time All-American end for the undefeated Michigan Wolverines football teams that won back-to-back college football National Championships in 1932 and 1933. He was also a guard and captain of Michigan's basketball team in the 1933–34 season. As a baseball player in 1934, Petoskey led the Big Ten Conference with a .452 batting average. Petoskey played parts of the 1934 and 1935 Major League Baseball seasons as an outfielder for the Cincinnati Reds and played minor league baseball until 1944. Petoskey also served in a variety of collegiate coaching positions, including head coach of the University of South Carolina's basketball team, athletic director and football coach at Wofford College, and head baseball coach at the University of South Carolina.

Profession


  • Baseball player

Also known as


  • Frederick Lee Petoskey
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