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Vince McCarty
Date of birth: (1899-11-03)November 3, 1899
Place of birth: Illinois, United States
Date of death: November 25, 1968(1968-11-25) (aged 69)
Place of death: Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Career information
Position(s): Quarterback
Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
College: St. Viator
 As general manager:
1924-1926 Rock Island Independents
 As player:
1924-1926 Rock Island Independents
Playing stats at

Vincent John McCarthy (November 3, 1899 – November 1968) was an football player, who played for three years with the Rock Island Independents, of the National Football League and the first American Football League.

Once he became owner of the team in 1924, Dale Johnson made McCarthy, who was the team's back-up quarterback, his new general manager.[1]


  1. Braunwart, Bob and Bob Carroll (1983). "The Rock Island Independents". Coffin Corner (Professional Football Researchers Association) 5 (3): 1–7.