Ralph Fritz
Date of birth: November 23, 1917
Place of birth: New Kensington, Pennsylvania
Date of death: February 4, 2002(2002-02-04) (aged 84)
Career information
Position(s): Guard
College: Michigan
 As player:
Philadelphia Eagles
Playing stats at DatabaseFootball.com

Ralph C. Fritz (November 23, 1917 – February 4, 2002) was an American football player and coach. A native of New Kensington, Pennsylvania, Fritz attended Kiski Preparatory School before enrolling at the University of Michigan. He played guard for the Michigan Wolverines football team from 1939 to 1940.[1][2] Fritz later played professional football for the Philadelphia Eagles in 1941.[3] Fritz was one of the more than 1,000 NFL personnel who served in the military during World War II.[4] Starting in 1949, Fritz worked as a high school football coach in Wauchula, Florida.[5][6] In 1954, Fritz was hired as the athletic director and football coach at Lake Wales High School in Lake Wales, Florida.[7] Fritz died in 2002 at age 84 while living in Miami, Florida.[8]


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