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Bob Books
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Personal information
Date of birth: (1903-03-01)March 1, 1903
Date of death: April 4, 1958(1958-04-04) (aged 55)
Career information
College: Dickinson
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Frankford Yellow Jackets ( 1926)
Career highlights and awards
* NFL champion ( 1926)
Stats at pro-football-reference.com

Robert Garfield Books (March 1, 1903 – April 4, 1958) was an American football fullback who played one season with the Frankford Yellow Jackets of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Dickinson College. He first enrolled at Harrisburg Technical High School in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania before transferring to Mercersburg Academy in Mercersburg, Pennsylvania.

Early yearsEdit

Books was part of the 1919 Harrisburg Tech High School Football National Championship team before transferring to Mercersburg Academy in Mercersburg, Pennsylvania.[1][2]

College careerEdit

Books played for the Dickinson Red Devils, where he was named team captain in 1925.[3]

Professional careerEdit

Books played in four games for the Frankford Yellow Jackets of the NFL in 1926.[2]

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