Raskin, Julius "Tubby" : Jews In Sports @ Virtual Museum

Raskin, Julius "Tubby"

Raskin, who played basketball and football for CCNY (City College of New York) in the 1920s, is a member of the CCNY Athletic Hall of Fame.

Birth and Death Dates:
b. July 24, 1906 - d. October 9, 1996

Career Highlights:
An outstanding athlete, Raskin was the starting quarterback for CCNY in the mid-1920s. After playing as a sophomore in 1924, he broke his collarbone in only the second game of the season the following year and missed the rest of the season. He returned in 1926 as a senior and was named New York Times All-America honorable mention as he led the team in scoring with 36 points (five touchdowns and six extra points).

Origin:
New York

Career Dates:
Raskin played quarterback for City College of New York in 1924 and 1926.


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References:
encyclopedia of JEWS in sports by Bernard Postal, Jesse Silver, and Roy Silver (New York: Bloch Publishing Co., 1965)
New York Times, September 25, 1926
New York Times, November 29, 1926


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