Stumpy Thomason

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Stumpy Thomason
Thomason at Tech c. 1927
Born:(1906-02-24)February 24, 1906
Atlanta, Georgia
Died:April 30, 1989(1989-04-30) (aged 83)
Career information
Height5 ft 7 in (170 cm)
Weight189 lb (86 kg)
CollegeGeorgia Tech
Career history
As player
1930–1935Brooklyn Dodgers
1935–1936Philadelphia Eagles
Career highlights and awards



John Griffin "Stumpy" Thomason (February 24, 1906 – April 30, 1989) was a professional American football player who played running back for seven seasons for the Brooklyn Dodgers and Philadelphia Eagles.[1] He played college football for the 1928 national champion Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football team, in the backfield with Warner Mizell. Thomason was All-Southern in 1927.[2]


  1. ^ "Stumpy Thomason Stats". Sports Reference. Retrieved September 22, 2019.
  2. ^ "Spears Given Highest Vote in Selection". Sarasota Herald-Tribune. Associated Press. November 26, 1927. Retrieved September 22, 2019.

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