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William R. Baumgartner

Born April 17, 1921 in Duluth

Bill Baumgartner led Denfeld's football team, as an end, to a 7-0-1 record his senior year on a team that outscored opponents, 130-20. The defense posted an incredible five shutouts that season.

Baumgartner went on to become an All-American at the University of Minnesota and was drafted by pro football's Chicago Cardinals in the 13th round (113th overall) of the 1943 draft. He played two games for the Baltimore Colts in 1947.

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