Joseph Truskowski
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Truskowski, captain of 1929 Michigan football team
Sport(s)Football, basketball, baseball
Biographical details
Bornc. 1906
Playing career
1926, 1928–1929Michigan
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Iowa State (asst.)
Accomplishments and honors
Captain, 1929 Michigan Wolverines football team

Joseph E. Truskowski (c. 1906 – ?) was an American football, basketball and baseball player and coach. He played college football, basketball and baseball at the University of Michigan. He played three years each at the end position for the Michigan football team and as a forward for the Michigan basketball team.[1][2][3][4][5] He was the captain of the 1929 Michigan Wolverines football team and won a total of eight varsity letters at Michigan.[3] He was the head football coach at Olivet College in 1931 and the assistant football coach at Iowa State University starting in 1932.[6] He was also the head coach of the Iowa State Cyclones baseball team from 1935 to 1937.[7] Truskowski led Iowa State's baseball team to consecutive Big Six championships in 1935 and 1936.[8] He later served as the head baseball coach at Wayne State University in 1941 and again from 1946 to 1959.

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