Pasquale "Pat"/"Doc" J. Abbruzzi

Pasquale "Pat"/"Doc" J. Abbruzzi

b. August 29, 1932, Warren
d. June 3, 1998, Boston, Massachusetts

Pat Abbruzzi in Montreal Alouettes uniform

Abbruzzi was an American college and professional Canadian football running back, and a successful high school football coach at his alma mater, Warren High School.

Abbruzzi earned an impressive list of awards and honors during his lifetime and after, including:

  • 1952-'54, New England All-Star
  • 1955, Canadian Football League Most Outstanding Player
  • 1972, University of Rhode Island Athletic Hall of Fame
  • 1976, Rhode Island Football Coaches Hall of Fame
  • 1998, Warren Athletic Hall of Fame
  • 2002, Rhode Island Heritage Hall of Fame
  • 2005, Rhode Island Interscholastic League Hall of Fame
  • Sons of Italy Athletic Hall of Fame

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