Red Grange, Jim Thorpe, George Halas.
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.
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Jim Thorpe was one of the most famous football players in this time period. Harold Edward Grange (nicknamed The Galloping Ghost) was named the greatest college football player of all time. George Stanley Halas Sr. was the longtime leader of NFL's Chicago Bears.
Cricket, football and baseball mainly
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.
Some sports that were played in the 1920s include golf, football, baseball, and boxing. Other sports were hockey, tennis, rugby, and cricket.
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.
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.