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Pete Bahan
Date of birth: February 18, 1898
Place of birth: Colegrove, PA
Date of death: May 1, 1977
Place of death: Los Angeles, CA
Career information
Position(s): Quarterback, Halfback
Height: 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Weight: 162 lb (73 kg)
College: Notre Dame
 As player:
1923 Buffalo All-Americans
Cleveland Indians
Playing stats at

Leonard Finlan "Pete" Bahan (February 18, 1898 in Colegrove, Pennsylvania – May 1, 1977 in Los Angeles, California) was an American football player.

Bahan played quarterback for Somerset High School in Somerset, Kentucky, and later was the team captain for both the football team and the basketball team at Notre Dame. He was the starting quarterback and team captain for the undefeated football team in 1919, which later was selected as national co-champions by the National Championship Foundation. In 1920, he would enroll at Detroit University and would start for their football team at right halfback.

Bahan would play for one season in the NFL in 1923, first with the Buffalo All-Americans and then with the Cleveland Indians.


Preceded by
Bill Mohn
Notre Dame starting quarterbacks
Succeeded by
Joe Brandy


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