Hord Boensch
Vanderbilt CommodoresNo. N/A
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Date of birth: (1893-03-13)March 13, 1893
Place of birth: Nashville, Tennessee
Career history
High school: Bowen School
*Vanderbilt (1913)
Career highlights and awards
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Benjamin Hord Boensch (March 13, 1893 – December 19, 1924)[1] was a college football player.[2] He was the quarterback for the Vanderbilt Commodores football team in 1913.[3] Some writers selected him All-Southern that season.[4] Boensch kicked the extra point to beat Tennessee 7 to 6.[5] He named for his grandfather Ben M. Hord, a major for the Confederacy in North Carolina.[6]

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  1. "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 21 November 2015), Benjamin Boensch, 19 Dec 1924; citing Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, reference fn 64970; FHL microfilm 1,992,609.
  2. "Bulletin".
  3. "Vanderbilt University Quarterly".
  4. "Constitution's All-Southern Picked By Coach Donahue of Champion Auburn Team". Atlanta Constitution. November 30, 1913.
  5. "1913 Rewind: Commodores rally to stay undefeated against Vols".
  6. "Goes To Claim Diploma After Many Years Lapse". The Courier-Journal: p. 2. May 25, 1911. Retrieved November 21, 2015. open access

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