World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Joe Hoague

Article Id: WHEBN0023047094
Reproduction Date:

Title: Joe Hoague  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: The Governor's Academy, 1941 NFL Draft, 1941 Philadelphia Eagles season, List of Pittsburgh Steelers players, Colgate Raiders football, List of Boston Yanks players
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Joe Hoague

Joe Hoague
Born (1918-02-18)February 18, 1918
Brookline, Massachusetts, United States
Died January 4, 1991(1991-01-04) (aged 72)
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight 203 pounds (92 kg)
Position(s) Fullback, Halfback
College Colgate
NFL Draft 1941 / Round 13
Statistics
  • Pro Football Reference
  • NFL.com
  • DatabaseFootball
Teams
1941-1942
1943
1946
Pittsburgh Steelers
Philadelphia-Pittsburgh Steagles
Boston Yanks

Joseph Daniell Hoague was a professional American football player in the National Football League with the Pittsburgh Steelers, and later the Philadelphia-Pittsburgh Steagles, and the Boston Yanks. Prior to joining the NFL, Hoague played college football at Colgate University.

Early career

Hoague began his athletic career while attending the The Governor's Academy, the oldest boarding school in the United States. There he played five varsity sports serving as captain of the baseball team his senior year. In his junior year, Joe played football, hockey, and baseball; as a senior, he competed in football, basketball, winter track, and baseball. While at the school he was also awarded the Academy’s most honored prize, the Morse Flag, for earning the highest respect of the faculty.

College

Joe graduated in 1937 and so afterwards attended Colgate University. At Colgate, he was a three-year letterman and honorable All-American. He was inducted into the Colgate University Hall of Honor in 1990.[1]

Pro football

After college Joe played in two seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers.[2] However he was later called up to fight in World War II. He was drafted into the United States Navy and was out of football until 1946, when he played one last season with the Boston Yanks.[3] However before he left for the Navy, Steagles coach Walt Kiesling placed Joe in the line-up once last time in a game against the Chicago Bears.

Coaching career

In 1980, Joe was named to the National High School Association Hall of Fame for his dedication to coaching football at Melrose High School in Melrose, Massachusetts. Hoague achieved a combined record of 200 victories as a high school football coach at Melrose, Natick and Taunton High Schools. He also received recognition by his induction into the Massachusetts Football Coaches Hall of Fame.

References

General
  • Governor's Academy profile
  • Friends of Melrose Football
  • Last Team Standing
Specific

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.