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Red Grange Autographed Authenticated By PSA

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Red Grange Autographed Authenticated By PSA
Biography for Harold 'Red' Grange Date of Birth 13 June 1903, Forksville, Pennsylvania, USA Date of Death 28 January 1991, Lake Wales, Florida, USA (pneumonia) Birth Name Harold Edward Grange Nickname The Galloping Ghost The Wheaton Ice Man Height 6' (1.83 m) Spouse Margaret Hazelberg (13 October 1941 - 28 January 1991) (his death) Trivia Played halfback/defensive back/tailback/blocking back for the National Football League's Chicago Bears (1925, 1929-34) and New York Yankees (1927). Inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, 1963 (charter member). Scored four touchdowns in 12 minutes against Michigan in 1924 in the dedication game of the University of Illinois' Memorial Stadium. Signed a pro football contract with the Bears in 1925 immediately after his last collegiate game and formed a partnership with promoter C. C. Pyle. Played a series of exhibition games with the Bears that winter. Suffered a severe knee injury in a game against the Bears in 1927 while with the Yankees and although he eventually recovered and returned to play football, he was never the same again. Uniform number 77 retired by the Bears. Was the biggest drawing card in the early days of the NFL. Pictured on one of a set of four USA commemorative stamps honoring Early Football Heroes. Stamps were issued 8 August 2003 at the College Football Hall of Fame's annual induction ceremony. Charter member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, inducted in 1963. Inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1951 (charter class).
Posted on September 23, 2009