|Date of birth:||May 23, 1921|
|Place of birth:||Youngstown, Ohio|
|Date of death:||August 16, 2009(aged 88)|
|Career highlights and awards|
Ashbaugh gained early recognition as an All-City Gridder at Youngstown's South High School, in 1938, where he quarterbacked under his father, former Brown University gridder Busty Ashbaugh. He went on to play varsity football at Notre Dame both before and after World War II, distinguishing himself as a member of Fighting Irish national championship teams of 1946 and 1947.
Ashbaugh's subsequent professional career with the Chicago Rockets was cut short by a knee injury. At the close of his sports career, he joined the Elkhart Brass Company, in Elkhart, Indiana, and eventually rose to the position of chief executive officer.
- ↑ "Russell ‘Pete’ Ashbaugh Jr. May 23, 1921-Aug. 16, 2009". Goshen News. 18 August 2009. http://www.goshennews.com/obituaries/x1896355793/Russell-Pete-Ashbaugh-Jr. Retrieved November 28, 2013.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 The Youngstown Vindicator, Youngstown, Ohio, November 13, 1977.