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Edward Anthony Rucinski (July 12, 1916 – April 22, 1995) was a professional American football player who played end for six seasons for the Brooklyn Dodgers, Chicago Cardinals and "Card-Pitt" of the National Football League. Rucinski was named to the 1939 College Football All Polish-American Team.[1] He played college football at Indiana University where he was a member of Sigma Pi fraternity.[2]

Eddie Rucinski
Personal information
Born:(1916-07-12)July 12, 1916
East Chicago, Indiana
Died:April 22, 1995(1995-04-22) (aged 78)
Career information
NFL Draft:1941 / Round: 6 / Pick: 49
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Rushing attempts-yards:18-85
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  1. ^ Rosiak, A. J. (December 24, 1939). "In The Polish Colony". The Sunday Morning Star. p. 14. Retrieved September 2, 2015.
  2. ^ Langhammer, Jay (Fall 1985). "Sigma Pis in Pro Football" (PDF). The Emerald of Sigma Pi. Vol. 74 no. 3. p. 21.