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Dorfman, Art

Arthur Dorfman

Dorfman played college ball for Boston University and played nine games in the NFL in 1929.

Birth and Death Dates:
b. May 9, 1908 - d. September 23, 1997

Career Highlights:
In 1928, Dorfman captained the Boston University football team and was chosen as member of Boston University's All-Time Team by The Boston Post.

In 1929, Art played in all nine regular season games for the Buffalo Bisons (1-7-1, 10th in the league) of the NFL; it was the last year of the franchise's existence. Two of his teammates on the Bisons were Frank Glassman and Stan Rosen. Dorfman is a member of Boston University's Athletic Hall of Fame.

Origin:
Everett, Massachusetts

Career Dates:
Dorfman played center for Boston University from 1925-1928. He then played center in the NFL with the Buffalo Bisons in 1929.

Physical description:
5'10", 210 pounds



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References:
The Encyclopedia of Football, by Roger Treat (New York: A.S. Barnes and Co., 1976 -- 14th Edition)
Total Football: The Official Encyclopedia of the National Football League, edited by Bob Carroll, Michael Gershman, David Neft, and John Thorn (New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 1999)
encyclopedia of JEWS in sports, by Bernard Postal, Jesse Silver, and Roy Silver (New York: Bloch Publishing Co., 1965)


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