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Badgro, Morris Hiram

Born: 1902 AD
Died: 1998 AD
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.