Frank Kinard

Tackle

“Bruiser”

Frank Kinard

9 seasons
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Brooklyn-New York Yankees (NFL)

Brooklyn-New York Yankees (NFL)


1938-1944
New York Yankees (AAFC)

New York Yankees (AAFC)


1946-1947

9

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"We didn’t have enough players for someone to be taking a vacation in mid-season…everyone who played back then showed up for every game. If you got hurt too bad to play, you retired.”

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(Mississippi)...6'1'', 216...Frank Manning Kinard ... Two-time Mississippi All-American ... Dodgers' third-round draft pick, 1938 ... Small for tackle position, but tough, aggressive, fast, durable ... Out with injuries only once ... 60-minute performer ... Outstanding blocker, smothering tackler ... First man to earn both All-NFL, All-AAFC honors ... All-NFL, 1940, 1941, 1943, 1944 ... All-AAFC, 1946 ... All-service, 1945 ... Born October 23, 1914, in Pelahatchie, Mississippi ... Died September 7, 1985, at age of 70.