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Jack Fitch, backfield teammate of Charlie Justice, passes away


, who played on UNC’s nationally ranked football teams of the 1940s, died Wednesday at the age of 90. Fitch, a backfield teammate of Tar Heels great Charlie “Choo Choo” Justice, lived in Charlotte since 1948. Born March 9, 1924, Fitch arrived in Chapel Hill in 1942 from Etna, Pa., and played four seasons for the Tar Heels (taking two years to serve in World War II). He also lettered in basketball in 1944. (Charlotte Observer)

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