Earl Potteiger
No. 4, 3, 9
Born:(1893-02-11)February 11, 1893
Pottstown, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Died:April 7, 1959(1959-04-07) (aged 68)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Career information
Height5 ft 7 in (170 cm)
Weight170 lb (77 kg)
Career history
As coach
1924[1]Kenosha Maroons
1927–1928New York Giants
As player
1914–1919Conshohocken Athletic Club
1920Union Club of Phoenixville
1920Buffalo All-Americans
1921Chicago Cardinals
1921Frankford Yellow Jackets
1922Milwaukee Badgers
1924Kenosha Maroons
1925–1928New York Giants
Career highlights and awards
Career stats

William Earl Potteiger (February 11, 1893 – April 7, 1959) was an American football, baseball, and basketball player and coach. He played professionally in both baseball and football and coached professionally in basketball, baseball and football. Potteiger was player-coach for the New York Giants when they won their first National Football League championship in 1927. He also played minor league baseball from 1913 to 1917, in 1919, and from 1926 to 1927. He managed in the minors from 1926 to 1927 and in 1932.[2]


  1. ^ "Earl Potteiger Coaching Record - Pro Football Archives".
  2. ^ Baseball Reference