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A look at the running backs who have been inducted into the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame. Wochit

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Inducted 1973

Ted Fritsch came to the Packers in 1942 recommended by his Stevens Point State College coach, former Packer Ed Kotal. The athletic Fritsch also played with the Oshkosh All Stars of the National Basketball League and with the Triple A Toledo Mud Hens baseball team.

The 5’10”, 205-pound Fritsch scored both touchdowns in the 14-7 1944 Packer championship victory over New York. Fritsch led the NFL in scoring with 100 points in 1946.

Fritsch scored 380 points and rushed for 2,200 yards during his Packer career, from 1942-’50.

After retiring, Fritsch was a teacher, coach and athletic director at Premontre High School in Green Bay.

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