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Frank Billock
Guard/ Tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1912-05-20)May 20, 1912
Place of birth: Grand Rapids, Minnesota
Date of death: October 11, 1964(1964-10-11) (aged 52)
Place of death: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Weight: 230 lb (104 kg)
Career information
High school: Grand Rapids High School
College: Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
Debuted in 1937 for the Pittsburgh Pirates (NFL)
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 10, 1937
Games Played 2
Games Started 1
Stats at
Stats at
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Francis Emil "Frank" Billock (May 20, 1912–October 11, 1964) was an American football lineman who played in the NFL with the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Early life

Billock was born in Grand Rapids, Minnesota and attended Grand Rapids High School. Frank was one of eight children. Had a sister (Margurite A. Billock) who moved to Ca. and married Alfred Goen and served in the Army Air Corp. Margruite died 03/30/2010. He attended college at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota.

Professional Football

Billock was acquired by the Pittsburgh Pirates in September 1937 in a trade with the Chicago Cardinals for center Lee Mulleneaux. Billock had played previously with a professional team in La Crosse, Wisconsin. He was with the team for roughly a month during which time he played in two games, starting one. He was released by the Pirates in October 1937.


Billock died in Milwaukee, Wisconsin at the age of 52.


  1. ^ "Frank Billock bio". databaseFootball. Retrieved 24 February 2010. 
  2. ^ "Mulleneaux traded". Pittsburgh Press. September 6, 1937. p. 12. Retrieved 24 February 2010. 
  3. "Frank Billock bio". Pro Football Reference. Retrieved 24 February 2010. 
  4. "Bucs Acquire Giant Guard". Pittsburgh Press. October 6, 1937. Retrieved 24 February 2010. 
  5. "IGI Individual Record: Francis E. Billock". FamilySearch. Retrieved 24 February 2010. 
Name Billock, Frank
Alternative names
Short description Player of American football
Date of birth 20 May 1912
Place of birth Grand Rapids, Minnesota
Date of death 11 October 1964
Place of death Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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