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Joe Rosentover
BornJoseph Rosentover
(1903-01-12)January 12, 1903 [1]
US [1]
DiedDecember 4, 1973(1973-12-04) (aged 70) [1]
Clifton, Passaic County, New Jersey [1]
NationalityAmerican [1]
OccupationFootball Manager
Known forManger, President:
American Association minor football league;
Atlantic Coast Football League

Joseph "Joe" Rosentover (12 January 1903 - 4 December 1973[2]) became the manager and president of the American Association football league in 1936 [3] and also became the president of Atlantic Coast Football League in 1963.

Personal lifeEdit

Rosentover was born in 1903. He died at the age of 70 in 1973.[1][4]

American AssociationEdit

In 1936, when he was 33, Rosentover was made president of the newly-founded American Association.[5] In 1940 the league started to include teams from Ohio and Pennsylvania.[3][5] He was inducted into the American Football Association Hall of Fame in 1983.[6]

Atlantic Coast Football LeagueEdit

In 1963, the year after the league was started, Rosentover was made president and manager of the Atlantic Coast Football League, a league that included teams from several former AA/AFL markets (including two, the Newark Bears and Providence Steam Roller that revived former AA teams). Rosentover was with the league through no later than the 1967 season; by 1968, Cosmo Iacavazzi had replaced him as head of the league.

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 "Ancient Faces". 1973. http://www.ancientfaces.com/research/person/17808439/joseph-rosentover-profile-and-genealogy. Retrieved April 26, 2012.
  2. "Family Search". 1973. http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/SSDI/individual_record.asp?recid=135188896&lds=3&region=-1&regionfriendly=&frompage=99. Retrieved April 26, 2012.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Gill, Bob (1990). "Nothing minor about it The American Association/AFL of 1936-50". The Coffin Corder (Professional Football Researchers Association) 12 (2). http://www.profootballresearchers.org/Coffin_Corner/12-02-398.pdf. Retrieved 26 April 2012.
  4. "Joseph Rosentover Is Dead; Led Minor Football Leagues". The New York Times. December 21, 1973. http://select.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=FA0612FC3B5D127A93C3AB1789D95F478785F9. Retrieved 26 April 2012.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Gill, Bob (1989). "ALL FOR ONE... The Minor Leagues' "Big Three" Make History in 1946". Coffin Corner (Professional Football Researchers Association) 11 (1). http://www.profootballresearchers.org/Coffin_Corner/12-02-398.pdf. Retrieved 26 April 2012.
  6. "Semi-Pro Hall of Fame". American Football Association. American Football Association. http://www.americanfootballassn.com/hall-of-fame.html. Retrieved 27 April 2012.
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