Steve Sader

Steve Sader
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College: None
Debuted in 1943
Last played in 1943
Career history

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Stephen J.J. Sader was a professional football player for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League. However he was also a member of the "Steagles", a team that was the result of a temporary merger between the Eagles and Pittsburgh Steelers due to the league-wide manning shortages in 1943 brought on by World War II. Prior to his career in the NFL, Sader was a local sandlot player with no professional experiencewho played fullback and was the kicker for Bill Morrow's Shamrocks's, a south Philadelphia sandlot team. He also excelled as a catcher in hardball and played for Morrow's Baseball shamrocks, Manoa, and the Wilmington Clippers. Additionally, he had a tryout with the Brooklyn Dodgers and they were willing to sign him, but the Eagles did not allow him a release from his contract to play both sports with their overlapping seasons.

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