Littauer, Manny : Jews In Sports @ Virtual Museum

Littauer, Manny

Emanuel Victor Littauer

After leading Columbia to an undefeated season in 1915, Littauer gave up football because his parents objected to his playing the sport. In 1915-1916, he was a member of the Columbia basketball team.

Birth and Death Dates:
b. October 25, 1895 - d. October 1968

Career Highlights:
In 1914, Littauer captured the National Junior AAU indoor standing long jump (10'3"). The following year, he played on the Lions' undefeated football team. It was the first team that Columbia had fielded in ten years and Littauer scored the first touchdown of the season in the opener against St. Lawrence. He scored four more touchdowns to lead the Lions to a 57-0 victory that day.

Brooklyn, New York

Career Dates:
Manny played fullback at Columbia University in 1915.

Physical description:
6'0", 185 pounds

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