American Football Database
Ted Fritsch
Date of birth: (1920-10-31)October 31, 1920
Place of birth: Spencer, Wisconsin, U. S.
Date of death: October 4, 1979(1979-10-04) (aged 58)
Place of death: Green Bay, Wisconsin
Career information
Position(s): Running back
College: Wisconsin–Stevens Point
NFL Draft: 1942 / Round:
 As player:
1942-1950 Green Bay Packers
Career highlights and awards
Honors: Packers Hall of Fame

1x NFL Champion (1944)

Playing stats at

Theodore Edward Fritsch (October 31, 1920 – October 4, 1979) was an American baseball, basketball, and football player who played running back for the National Football League's Green Bay Packers from 1942 to 1950. He also played two seasons for the Oshkosh All-Stars of the National Basketball League. Fritsch also played as an outfielder for the Portsmouth Cubs, Nashville Vols, and Los Angeles Angels minor league baseball teams in 1944.[1] He attended Spencer High School in Spencer, WI and the High School's football field was named after him. Fritsch died in 1979 of a heart attack

His son, Ted Fritsch, Jr., also played in the NFL in the 1970s.


  1. "Ted Fritch Minor League Statistics & History." Baseball-Reference. Retrieved on 15 August 2010.