Elroy Hirsch (1954 – Bowman #32)

Elroy “Crazylegs” Hirsh played 4 sports in the same college year at the University of Michigan (Football, Basketball, Track, and Baseball) before being drafted 5th overall by the Chicago club, of the All American Football Conference (pre-NFL) in the 1945 Draft. He played for the Chicago Rockets (1946 – ’48) until the two leagues merged in 1949, when he became a Receiver for the Los Angeles Rams.  With the Rams he was an integral member of the 1951 NFL Championship Team and 3-time Pro Bowl selection.  He was also the NFL’s leader in Touchdowns in 1951. He was voted to the 50’s All-Decade Team as well as to the 50th Anniversary All-Time Team. Elroy “Crazylegs” Hirsh has been a member of the Pro Football Hall Of Fame (inducted in 1968) and the College Football Hall Of Fame since 1974. Crazylegs had 367 receptions, good for a total of 7,029 yards and 60 Touchdowns during his 9 year NFL career.

Elroy Hirsch 1954 Bowman #32


One response to “Elroy Hirsch (1954 – Bowman #32)

  1. Peter Goddard

    Jimmy. Sorry but I never heard of this guy. PG


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