Posts by The Football History Dude

Mel Hein – “Old Indestructible” from the New York Giants

Tweet This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to learn about the life and career of Mel Hein, a Hall of Fame center and linebacker for the New York Giants.  Hein was known as “Old Indestructible” for never missing a game in his 15 year career.  So strap on your seat belt,…

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Earl (Dutch) Clark – The Detroit Lions’ First Gridiron Great

Tweet This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to learn about the life and career of Earl “Dutch” Clark.  He played for the Portsmouth Spartans and the Detroit Lions.  Dutch was considered Detroit’s first gridiron great.  So strap on your seat belt, and let’s get ready to take this baby up to…

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Robert Cal Hubbard – Hall of Fame Tackle (Packers / Giants / Steelers)

Tweet This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to learn about the life and career of Robert Cal Hubbard.  He played for the New York Giants, Green Bay Packers, and Pittsburgh Pirates (later named Steelers).  Cal was also a very successful umpire in the major league for baseball.  So strap on your…

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John “Blood” McNally – The Vagabond Halfback (Packers / Steelers)

Tweet This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to learn about the life and career of John “Blood” McNally, the Vagabond Halfback.  He played for multiple NFL teams, but he made his biggest dent on the league with the Green Bay Packers and Pittsburgh Steelers.  So strap on your seat belt, and…

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Earl “Curly” Lambeau – The Father of the Green Bay Packers

Tweet This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to learn about the life and career of Earl “Curly” Lambeau, the Father of the Green Bay Packers.  He founded the team, was the first star player, and became a legendary coach that put Green Bay on the map.  So strap on your seat…

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