American Football Database
American Football Database
Jake Mintun
Offensive lineman
Personal information
Date of birth: (1894-07-12)July 12, 1894
Place of birth: Cisco, Illinois
Date of death: February 25, 1976(1976-02-25) (aged 81)
High School: Cambridge High School
Cambridge, Nebraska
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) Weight: 191 lb (87 kg)
Career information
College: none
Debuted in 1920 for the Decatur Staleys
Last played in 1926 for the Racine Tornadoes
Career history
* Decatur/Chicago Staleys ( 1920- 1921)
Career highlights and awards
Games played     45
Games started     38
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John F. "Jake" Mintun (July 12, 1894 – February 25, 1976) was professional American football player who played offensive lineman for seven seasons for the Decatur/Chicago Staleys (1920–1921), the Racine Legion (1922–1924), the Kansas City Cowboys (1925), and the Racine Tornadoes (1926).[1][2]