Ted Fritsch
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Fritsch on a 1948 Bowman football card
No. 64
Position:Running back
Personal information
Born:(1920-10-31)October 31, 1920
Spencer, Wisconsin
Died:October 4, 1979(1979-10-04) (aged 58)
Green Bay, Wisconsin
Height:5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight:210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High school:Spencer (WI)
College:Wisconsin–Stevens Point
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com · PFR

Theodore Leo Fritsch (October 31, 1920 – October 4, 1979) was an American baseball, basketball, and football player who played running back for the National Football League's Green Bay Packers from 1942 to 1950. He also played two seasons for the Oshkosh All-Stars of the National Basketball League. Fritsch also played as an outfielder for the Portsmouth Cubs, Nashville Vols, and Los Angeles Angels minor league baseball teams in 1944.[1] He attended Spencer High School in Spencer, WI and the High School's football field was named after him. Notre Dame High School in Green Bay is also named after him. Fritsch died in 1979 of a heart attack

His son, Ted Fritsch, Jr., also played in the NFL in the 1970s.


  1. ^ "Ted Fritsch Minor League Statistics & History." Baseball-Reference. Retrieved on 15 August 2010.