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Fishman, Abe

Abraham Fishman

Fishman played football in the early days of the NFL.

Birth and Death Dates:

Career Highlights:
Abe played in the NFL with his brother, Alexander Fishman, for the Evansville Crimson Giants in 1921 and 1922. Although official NFL records are incomplete for the franchise, it is known that the team failed to finished the 1921 season after starting 3-2-0. In 1922, Evansville again tried to field a team, but only played three games -- all losses.


Career Dates:
Fishman played guard in the NFL with the Evansville Crimson Giants from 1921-1922.

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The Encyclopedia of Football, by Roger Treat (New York: A.S. Barnes and Co., 1976 -- 14th Edition)
encyclopedia of JEWS in sports, by Bernard Postal, Jesse Silver, and Roy Silver (New York: Bloch Publishing Co., 1965)