Iversen on a 1948 Bowman football card
|Date of birth:February 26, 1920|
|Place of birth: Petaluma, California|
|Date of death: May 20, 2011(aged 91)|
|Place of death: Petaluma, California|
|NFL Draft: 1947 / Round: 7 / Pick: 54|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|* New York Giants ( 1947)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at pro-football-reference.com|
Christopher Arnold "Duke" Iversen (February 26, 1920 – May 20, 2011) was an American football player who played five seasons in the National Football League and All-America Football Conference with the New York Giants, New York Yankees and New York Yanks. He was drafted by the New York Giants in the seventh round of the 1947 NFL Draft. He played college football at the University of Oregon and attended Petaluma High School in Petaluma, California. His family's name was spelled "Iverson" but a doctor misspelled it as "Iversen" on Duke's birth certificate.
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- "DUKE IVERSEN". profootballarchives.com. Archived from the original on September 24, 2014. https://web.archive.org/web/20140924040836/http://www.profootballarchives.com/iver00200.html. Retrieved September 21, 2014.
- Osborne, Harlan. "Duke Iversen relished his five-year pro football career". petaluma360.com. http://www.petaluma360.com/csp/mediapool/sites/PressDemocrat/News/story.csp?cid=2248267&sid=555&fid=181. Retrieved September 21, 2014.