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Joe Keeble
No. 9
Position:Back
Personal information
Born:(1909-08-29)August 29, 1909
Cleburne, Texas
Died:April 27, 1984(1984-04-27) (aged 74)
San Luis Obispo, California
Height:6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight:190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school:Oneonta (CA)
College:UCLA
Career history
* Westwood Cubs (1934–1936)
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Joseph Bailey Keeble (August 29, 1909 – April 27, 1984) was an American football back who played one season with the Cleveland Rams of the National Football League. He played college football at the University of California, Los Angeles. He first enrolled at Holtville High School in Holtville, California before transferring to Oneonta Military Academy in South Pasadena, California.[1][2][3] Keeble was also a member of the Westwood Cubs, Chicago Cardinals and Pittsburgh Americans.

College careerEdit

Keeble joined the UCLA Bruins in 1930 and played football and basketball for them.[4][5] He lettered for the Bruins from 1931 to 1933.[6] He earned First Team All-PCC honors as a fullback in 1932.[7]

Professional careerEdit

Keeble played for the Westwood Cubs from 1934 to 1936.[8] He signed with the Chicago Cardinals in 1935 but did not appear in a game for the team.[4][9] He played for the Pittsburgh Americans of the American Football League in 1936.[4][10] Keeble played in seven games, starting two, for the Cleveland Rams during the 1937 season.[3]

Coaching careerEdit

Keeble was later head coach at Madera High School in Madera, California.[11]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Holtville Alumni Pro Stats". pro-football-reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.pro-football-reference.com/schools/high_schools.cgi?id=93bdc359. Retrieved October 7, 2015.
  2. "Oenonta Prep Alumni Pro Stats". pro-football-reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.pro-football-reference.com/schools/high_schools.cgi?id=93bdc395. Retrieved October 7, 2015.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "JOE KEEBLE". profootballarchives.com. Archived from the original on March 4, 2016. https://web.archive.org/web/20160304122918/http://www.profootballarchives.com/keeb00400.html. Retrieved October 7, 2015.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 "The 1936 Pittsburgh Americans". steelersuk.com. Archived from the original on October 9, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20151009015431/http://www.steelersuk.com/history/thirties/pittsburgh%20americans%201.html. Retrieved October 8, 2015.
  5. "1939 UCLA Bruins All Pacific Coast Football Halfback Joe Keeble Press Photo". ebay.com. Archived from the original on October 9, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20151009013621/http://www.ebay.com/itm/1939-UCLA-Bruins-All-Pacific-Coast-Football-Halfback-Joe-Keeble-Press-Photo-/400963538650?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item5d5b4a0eda. Retrieved October 8, 2015.
  6. "UCLA’S LETTERMEN". uclabruins.com. pp. 143. Archived from the original on October 9, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20151009020813/http://www.uclabruins.com/fls/30500/old_site/pdf/m-footbl/09-mg-history.pdf?DB_OEM_ID=30500. Retrieved October 8, 2015.
  7. "Hughes, Oregon, Named On NEA All-Coast Team". The Observer: pp. 5. December 2, 1932. Archived from the original on October 9, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20151009021421/https://www.newspapers.com/clip/2616951/1932_nea_all_pcc_football_team/. Retrieved October 8, 2015.
  8. Gill, Bob (1984). "California Dreamin’ West Coast Pros in the 1930s". profootballresearchers.com. Archived from the original on October 9, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20151009015125/http://profootballresearchers.com/archives/Website_Files/Coffin_Corner/06-07-190.pdf. Retrieved October 8, 2015.
  9. Woodruff, Harvey (January 14, 1935). "Cardinals Beat Bears, 13-9, on Pardonner's Field Goals". Chicago Daily Tribune: pp. 19. Archived from the original on October 9, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20151009022931/http://archives.chicagotribune.com/1935/01/14/page/19/article/cardinals-beat-bears-13-9-on-pardonners-field-goals/. Retrieved October 8, 2015.
  10. "Americans Battle Rams in Cleveland". The Pittsburgh Press. November 1, 1936. https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1144&dat=19361101&id=fUYbAAAAIBAJ&sjid=IU8EAAAAIBAJ&pg=1313,231402&hl=en. Retrieved October 8, 2015.
  11. "Letter: Fond memories of a good friend". maderatribuneredline.com. September 17, 2012. Archived from the original on October 9, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20151009014256/http://www.maderatribuneredline.com/letter-fond-memories-of-a-good-friend/. Retrieved October 8, 2015.

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