Frank Ribar
Date of birth: (1917-01-15)January 15, 1917
Place of birth: Wickhaven, Pennsylvania
Date of death: October 1, 1976(1976-10-01) (age 59)
Career information
Position(s): Guard
College: Duke
NFL Draft: 1940 / Round: 18 / Pick: 166
(By the Detroit Lions)
 As player:
1943 Washington Redskins
Playing stats at

Frank Andrew Ribar (born Hribar) (January 15, 1917 – October 1, 1976) was an American football guard in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins. He played high school football at Aliquippa High School, in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, and college football at Duke University, where he was All American and a member of the 1938 Blue Devils team that was unscored upon during regular season (Claassen). He was a member of the Southern team during the 1939 Blue and Gray football game. He also competed in varsity boxing while at Duke (Chanticleer, 1940). He was drafted by the Detroit Lions in the 18th round of the 1940 NFL Draft. He also played for the Norfolk Shamrocks of the Dixie League, and on military teams. He was inducted into the Aliquippa Sports Hall of Fame in 1975, and Beaver County Sports Hall of Fame in 2001.


  • Claassen, H. 1963. Football's Unforgettable Games. Ronald Press.

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