Posts Tagged ‘Pro Football Hall of Fame’

NFL on Thanksgiving Day – A Brief History

Tweet This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to learn about the history of football on Thanksgiving Day.  To many Americans, Thanksgiving Day and the NFL are synonymous.  The Detroit Lions and Dallas Cowboys have played games for so long we wouldn’t think of any other way.  This episode teaches us a…

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Sammy Baugh – Slingin’ Sammy (Quarterback) Washington Redskins

Tweet This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to learn about the life and career of Sammy Baugh.  Slingin’ Sammy was a pioneer for the forward pass, and he helped put Washington D.C. on the NFL map back in the late 30’s/early 40’s.  So strap on your seat belt, and let’s get…

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Ernie Nevers – (Fullback) Duluth Eskimos / Chicago Cardinals

Tweet This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to learn about the life and career of Ernie Nevers, a Hall of Fame fullback for the Duluth Eskimos and Chicago Cardinals.  Nevers’ career was short, but he made the most out of his 5 seasons in the NFL.  He still holds the record…

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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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