Joe Lech

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A guard and tackle for the Kulpmont High School 1944 and 1945 undefeated Eastern Conference Champs of 1945. Boxed for Kulpmont in 1945 and 1946 and was undefeated for two years. Played baseball for Jan Sobieski Club. Toured Japan in 1947 playing baseball for IX Corps. Played football at Mansfield State Teacher’s College. Played football for 11th Airborne, Fort Campbell, Kentucky playing various camps. Played Semi-Pro Football for Anthracite Maroons. Gives Saving Bonds for two Mount Carmel Area Football players at the banquet sponsored by American Legion and Sobieski Club. General manager for Jan Sobieski Club softball team. Helped the late Ed Stavinski coach football and scout Kulpmont High School in the late fifties. Last but not least he is a member of the Ed Romance Lower Anthracite Sports Hall of Fame being one of the founding fathers.

Categories: 1980 Hall of Fame