Monday, May 15, 2006

Featured Player: George Halas

Today's featured player is hall of famer George Halas. Yes, the pro football hall of famer head coach of the Chicago Bears once played baseball with the New York Yankees.
George Stanley Halas was born on February 2, 1895 in Chicago, Illinois.
He graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
He signed with the Yankees on December 18, 1918 and made his debut game was on May 6, 1919. His playing career lasted 12 games with the Yankees at outfield and in his 22 at-bats, managed two hits with eight strike outs. Looked like he made the right decision by switching to football. His fielding was a perfect 1.00 with eight put outs.
He played his last game on July 5, 1919 and died on October 31, 1983 in his home town.
He was elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1963.

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  • Anonymous Anonymous posted at 9:22 PM  
    I'm not a sports fan, but I voted for it. It's a good blog. Nice layout and lots of info.

    I think sometimes people get their friends to vote for them, which explains why some really crappy ones win over good ones.
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