White, Sidney : Jews In Sports @ Virtual Museum

White, Sidney

White played as a back at Brooklyn College in the 1930s. On October 16, 1937, White had his best day when he scored six touchdowns and one conversion against Wagner College.

Birth and Death Dates:

Career Highlights:
In 1937, while playing at Brooklyn College, White led Eastern scorers with 113 points on 18 touchdowns and five conversions. He was the second leading scorer in the nation, with only the great Whizzer White with more points (122) -- Whizzer was an All-America and later became a Supreme Court Justice. That season, Sid was named first team Jewish All-America, along side the legendary Sid Luckman.


Career Dates:
White played halfback at Brooklyn College from 1937-1939.

Physical description:
5'9", 158 pounds

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encyclopedia of JEWS in sports, by Bernard Postal, Jesse Silver, and Roy Silver (New York: Bloch Publishing Co., 1965)
New York Times, November 30, 1937