Joey Sternaman
Date of birth: February 1, 1900
Place of birth: Springfield, Illinois
Date of death: March 10, 1988
Career information
Position(s): QB
College: University of Illinois
 As player:
Chicago Bears
Duluth Kelleys
Chicago Bears
Chicago Bulls (AFL)
Chicago Bears
Playing stats at

Joey Sternaman (February 1, 1900 – March 10, 1988) was a professional American football player, born in Springfield, Illinois, who played quarterback for nine seasons for the Chicago Bears and Duluth Kelleys, and played quarterback during the years Red Grange starred with the Bears. In 1926, he was the quarterback, head coach, and owner of the Chicago Bulls of the first American Football League. Joey was also the brother of Chicago Bears co-owner Dutch Sternaman.[1]


  1. David S. Neft, Richard M. Cohen, and Rick Korch, The Football Encyclopedia: The Complete History of Professional Football, From 1892 to the Present (St. Martin’s Press 1994), ISBN 0-312-11435-4

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