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Truskowski, captain of 1929 Michigan football team
|Sport(s)||Football, basketball, baseball|
|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. He was the captain of the 1929 Michigan Wolverines football team and won a total of eight varsity letters at Michigan. He was the head football coach at Olivet College in 1931 and the assistant football coach at Iowa State University starting in 1932. He was also the head coach of the Iowa State Cyclones baseball team from 1935 to 1937. Truskowski led Iowa State's baseball team to consecutive Big Six championships in 1935 and 1936. He later served as the head baseball coach at Wayne State University in 1941 and again from 1946 to 1959.
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- "1926 Football Team Roster". University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library. http://18.104.22.168/allroster/FMPro?-DB=allrost.fp5&-Format=fbresult.htm&-SortField=name&-SortOrder=Ascend&year=1926&-max=170&-Find.
- "1928 Football Team". University of Michigan, Bentely Historical Library. http://bentley.umich.edu/athdept/football/fbteam/1928fbt.htm.
- "1929 Football Team". University of Michigan, Bentely Historical Library. http://bentley.umich.edu/athdept/football/fbteam/1929fbt.htm.
- "MICHIGAN REPULSES PENN STATE, 32 TO 11; Truskowski Leads Attack That Turns Back Easterners--Losers Trail at Half, 17-3". The New York Times. January 2, 1929. http://select.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=FA0D16F83B55167A93C0A9178AD85F4D8285F9.
- "Big Ten Grid Stars Keen for Basketball". Sarasota Herald-Tribune. January 31, 1930. http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=UJUcAAAAIBAJ&sjid=KGQEAAAAIBAJ&pg=1366,2482234&dq=truskowski+michigan&hl=en.
- "Truskowski Takes Position at Iowa". Ludington Daily News. March 29, 1932. http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=bFscAAAAIBAJ&sjid=zVMEAAAAIBAJ&pg=5886,2969323&dq=truskowski+olivet&hl=en.
- "Diamond Reflections: List of Coaches". Iowa State University Library. http://www.lib.iastate.edu/spcl/exhibits/baseball/coaches_list.htm.
- Iowa State University - Bomb Yearbook, Class of 1936, page 260.