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Badgro, Morris Hiram (Red)

Born: 1902 AD
Died: 1998 AD, at 95 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Football Player


1902 - Born on the 1st of December in Orillia, Washington.


Badro graduated from the University of Southern California.


1933 - He also had the distinction of being the first player to score a touchdown in the NFL championship series


1934 - Red tied for the NFL's pass-catching crown with 16 receptions, a significant number in those defense-dominated days when most NFL teams concentrated on grind-it-out football.


1935 - Badgro had his big defensive moments as well in playing against the Boston Redskins, Red blocked a punt and returned it for a go-ahead touchdown.


1981 - Became the oldest person elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame up to that time.


1998 - Badgro died 13th of July.





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