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Crizevsky, Hy

Hyman Crizevsky

A terrific all-around athlete who played on Northwestern University's football and baseball teams, Crizevsky played guard on the football team in the early 1930s. A catcher on the baseball team, Crizevsky was captain of the team in 1932.

Birth and Death Dates:
unknown

Career Highlights:
In 1930, Northwestern had a record of 7-1-0 and tied for first in the Big Ten with Michigan. Their only loss was to Notre Dame in the final game of the season (14-0), and they outscored their opponents 182-36 on the season. The following year, the Wildcats repeated as Big Ten champions and had a record of 7-1-1.

Origin:
Chicago, Illinois

Career Dates:
Crizevsky played guard at Northwestern from 1930-1931.


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References:
encyclopedia of JEWS in sports, by Bernard Postal, Jesse Silver, and Roy Silver (New York: Bloch Publishing Co., 1965)
Chicago Tribune, June 6, 1931


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