Reinhardt, "Spider" : Jews In Sports @ Virtual Museum

Reinhardt, "Spider"

S. Louis Reinhardt Jr.

In 1916, Spider entered Yale and played freshman football. The following season, the sport was curtailed because of World War I, so Reinhardt played on the informal varsity team. He entered the military during the war and attained the rank of second lieutenant in the Field Artillery before resuming his football career, as an end at Yale. Spider was also the light-heavyweight boxing champion of Yale.

Birth and Death Dates:
b. February 13, 1899 - d. unknown

Career Highlights:
In 1919, the New York Post named Reinhardt All-East as Yale had a season record of 5-3-0 and outscored their opponents, 148-35.

New York City

Career Dates:
Reinhardt played end for Yale University in 1919.

Physical description:
178 pounds

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