Harold (Red) Edward Grange (June 13, 1903 ? January 28, 1991), was a professional and college American football player. He was a charter member of both the College and Pro Football Hall of Fame. Harold "Red" Grange Nickname: Red Grange. The Galloping Ghost.
The 1920s to the 1940s were growth years for the National Football League. Some of the more famous were Red Grange, Sammy Baugh, and Jim Thorpe.
Cricket, football and baseball mainly
Harold Edward "Red" Grange, nicknamed "The Galloping Ghost", (June 13, 1903 - January 28, 1991) was a college and professional American football halfback for the University of Illinois, the Chicago Bears, and for the short-lived New York Yankees. His signing with the Bears helped legitimize the National Football League. He was a charter member of both the College and Pro Football Hall of Fame. In 2008, he was named the best college football player of all time by ESPN, and in 2011, he was named the Greatest Big Ten Icon by the Big Ten Network.
Babe Ruth, Jack Dempsey, Red Grange, Bill Tilden, and Bobby Jones.
No such player appears in the Baseball Encyclopedia.
Hundreds, as college football started in the 1870s, and the NFL started in the 1920s.
The 1920s major sports' heroes became athletic fountainheads: George Herman "Babe" Ruth in baseball, William "Jack" Dempsey in boxing, Harold "Red" Grange in football, William T. "Big Bill" Tilden in tennis, and Robert T. "Bobby" Jones in golf.
Doing the harlem shake on the feild
The National Football League (NFL) was created.