Mike Michalske

Guard

Mike Michalske

11 seasons
7 All-NFL selections
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New York Yankees (First AFL)

New York Yankees (First AFL)


1926
New York Yankees (NFL)

New York Yankees (NFL)


1927-1928

(Penn State)...6'0'', 210...August Mike Michalske ... All-American at Penn State ... Rookie year with 1926 American Football League Yankees ... Anchored Packers championship lines, 1929, 1930, 1931 ... 60-minute workhorse who specialized in blitzing on defense ... Pioneered idea of using fullbacks at guard to capitalize on size, speed ... All-NFL, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1934, 1935 ... First guard elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame ... Born April 24, 1903, in Cleveland, Ohio ... Died October 26, 1983, at age of 80.