Fishman, Sam : Jews In Sports @ Virtual Museum

Fishman, Sam

Fishman played at Dartmouth College in the 1930s.

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Career Highlights:
Fishman played three seasons at Dartmouth in the 1930s. In 1931, when the Big Green had a record of 5-3-1, Fishman scored three touchdowns and added one extra point during the season. In 1932, the Big Green began the season with promise, winning their three games by a combined score of 111-0. They lost their next three contests, however, to Penn (14-7), Harvard (10-7), and Yale (6-0) and finished the season with a record of 4-4-0. That year, Fishman scored three touchdowns and four extra points and was named AP All-American honorable mention.

In 1933, Dartmouth began the season with four straight wins, including a victory over Penn. In the fifth game of the year the Green tied Harvard, 7-7, but then lost their final four games to finish the season with a record of 4-4-1. Fishman scored two touchdowns during the season.


Career Dates:
Fishman played quarterback at Dartmouth University from 1931-1933.

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encyclopedia of JEWS in sports, by Bernard Postal, Jesse Silver, and Roy Silver (New York: Bloch Publishing Co., 1965)
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