Herschman, Charles "Heff" : Jews In Sports @ Virtual Museum

Herschman, Charles "Heff"

Charles L. Herschman

Herschman was a star running back at Penn State in 1909 and also captained the Penn State baseball team.

Birth and Death Dates:
b. 1887 - d. July 9, 1965

Career Highlights:
In 1909, Heff was named All-West Pennsylvania second team fullback, when Penn State went undefeated (5-0-2). All five of the Nittany Lions' victories were shutouts and they allowed only 11 points all season.

New York City

Career Dates:
Herschmann played halfback and fullback for Penn State University from 1906-1909.

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