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Jim Poole (American football)

Jim Poole
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1915-09-09)September 9, 1915
Place of birth: Gloster, Mississippi, U.S.
Date of death: November 16, 1994(1994-11-16) (aged 79)
Place of death: Oxford, Mississippi, U.S.
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 180 lb (82 kg)
Career information
College: Mississippi
NFL Draft: 1937 / Round: 7 / Pick: 64
Debuted in 1937 for the New York Giants
Last played in 1946 for the New York Giants
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • 2× First team All-Pro selection (1939, 1946)
  • 3× NFL All-Star (1938, 1939, 1940)
Career NFL statistics as of 1946
Receiving yards 895
Average 13.8
Touchdowns 13
Stats at
Stats at

James Eugene "Buster" Poole (born September 9, 1915 in Gloster, Mississippi – died November 16, 1994 in Oxford, Mississippi[1]) was a professional American football wide receiver who played for seven seasons for the New York Giants and the Chicago Cardinals in the National Football League.

In 1964, he was inducted into the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame.

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  1. ^ "Jim Poole; Football Player, 79". The New York Times. November 18, 1994. Retrieved 2008-05-20. 

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