Fritz Pollard

About Fritz Pollard

Birth Day: January 27, 1894
Birth Place: Chicago, IL

Fritz Pollard

Fritz Pollard was born on January 27, 1894 in Chicago, IL. Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee who was the first black person to both play in the Rose Bowl and coach in the NFL.
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As per our current Database, Fritz Pollard has been died on May 11, 1986 (age 92).

🎂 Fritz Pollard - Age, Bio, Faces and Birthday

When Fritz Pollard die, Fritz Pollard was 92 years old.

Popular As Fritz Pollard
Occupation Football Coach
Age 92 years old
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Born January 27, 1894 (Chicago, IL)
Birthday January 27
Town/City Chicago, IL
Nationality IL

🌙 Zodiac

Fritz Pollard’s zodiac sign is Aquarius. According to astrologers, the presence of Aries always marks the beginning of something energetic and turbulent. They are continuously looking for dynamic, speed and competition, always being the first in everything - from work to social gatherings. Thanks to its ruling planet Mars and the fact it belongs to the element of Fire (just like Leo and Sagittarius), Aries is one of the most active zodiac signs. It is in their nature to take action, sometimes before they think about it well.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Fritz Pollard was born in the Year of the Horse. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Horse love to roam free. They’re energetic, self-reliant, money-wise, and they enjoy traveling, love and intimacy. They’re great at seducing, sharp-witted, impatient and sometimes seen as a drifter. Compatible with Dog or Tiger.

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Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee who was the first black person to both play in the Rose Bowl and coach in the NFL.

Before Fame

Though undersized for a football player, he won his Brown University teammates' respect after leading them to victory over Yale and an invitation to the Rose Bowl.


After WW I he became a player, and several years later became a player-coach with the Akron Pros in the NFL.

Family Life

He was born in Chicago, Illinois, to John william, a barber, and Catherine Amanda Hughs Pollard, a seamstress.

Associated With

While his college career was unspectacular, Ernie Davis, playing four decades after him, became the first African Amercan player to earn the Heisman trophy.

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