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Len Supulski
Date of birth: (1920-12-15)December 15, 1920
Place of birth: Kingston, Pennsylvania, United States
Date of death: August 31, 1943(1943-08-31) (aged 22)
Place of death: Kearney, Nebraska, United States
Career information
Position(s): End
College: Dickinson
Organizations
 As player:
1942 Philadelphia Eagles
Career highlights and awards
Honors: Dickinson Hall of Fame[1]
Playing stats at NFL.com
Military service
Allegiance: United States United States
Service/branch: U.S. Army Air Corps seal U.S. Army Air Corps
Years of service: 1942-1943
Rank: 1st Lt. First Lieutenant
Battles/wars: World War II

Leonard Peter Supulski (December 15, 1920 – August 31, 1943) was an American football End in the National Football League for the Philadelphia Eagles.

Early lifeEdit

Supulski was born in Kingston, Pennsylvania and attended Kingston High School.[2] He was one of the twelve children of a Lithuanian immigrant.[3]

Football careerEdit

Supulski attended and played college football at Dickinson College, but failed to graduate.[3] He caught 48 for 586 yards in 1941, a school record that stood until 1984, and was a United Press International All-Eastern first team choice.[1] In 1942, Supulski played in six games for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League.

Supulski was inducted into the Dickinson Hall of Fame in 1981.[1]

Military careerEdit

Supulski entered the United States Army Air Corps and reported to the 582 Bomb Squadron for advanced training in Nebraska to prepare for World War II. Two weeks later, he was killed in the crash of a B-17 Bomber during a training mission[4] along with seven others near Kearney, Nebraska on August 31, 1943.[3]

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