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Fishman, Alec

Alexander Fishman

Alec played in the NFL for Evansville with his brother Abraham Fishman.

Birth and Death Dates:

Career Highlights:
In 1921, Fishman played in five NFL games for Evansville. Based on incomplete records, Alec scored a touchdown on the only carry during his NFL career, a five-yard run. Evansville had a league record of 3-2, but played most of their games against non-league opponents. In 1922, the team folded three games into the season, following a 60-0 loss to the Rock Island Independents.


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

Physical description:
5'11", 218 pounds

Career Statistics:
In the NFL:
(record incomplete)
Games: 5
Rushes: 1
Yards: 5
Rushing touchdowns: 1

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