Swede Nordstrom

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Swede Nordstrom
Position: Guard / Tackle
Personal information
Born:(1896-10-11)October 11, 1896
Brooklyn, New York
Died: February 13, 1963(1963-02-13) (aged 66)
Toms River, New Jersey
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight: 238 lb (108 kg)
Career information
High school: Brooklyn (NY) Bay Ridge
College: Trinity (CT)
Career history
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Harry William "Swede" Nordstrom (October 11, 1896 – February 13, 1963) was an American football guard who played two seasons in the National Football League with the New York Giants and Brooklyn Lions. He played college football at Trinity College and attended Bay Ridge High School in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, New York. [1]

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  1. "HARRY NORDSTROM". profootballarchives.com. Retrieved April 16, 2015.