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Strauss, Alfred "Doc"

Alfred A. Strauss

Strauss played football and baseball at Washington. He later became instrumental in recruiting players for his alma mater and a also became a cancer specialist. The Alfred A. Strauss surgical lecture has been held annually at the UW School of Medicine since 1950.

Birth and Death Dates:
b. 1883 - d. unknown

Career Highlights:
Strauss made the varsity football team at the University of Washington in 1900 as a freshman guard. He then made the switch to halfback and helped lead Washington to undefeated seasons in 1902 and 1903; he was named All-Conference both seasons. In 1981, Strauss was inducted into the University of Washington Athletics Hall of Fame.

Origin:
Germany

Career Dates:
Strauss played for the University of Washington from 1900-1903.


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


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