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Hank Soar

Hank Soar (Pro football, baseball.  Born, Alton, RI, Aug. 17, 1914; died, Pawtucket, RI, Dec. 24, 2001.)  Many athletes in the post-World War II era were involved in more than one sport, but Henry Albert Soar was something of an extreme case.  Soar not only played in the Football Giants backfield for nine seasons but also […]

Ed Danowski

Ed Danowski (Pro and college football.  Born, Jamesport, NY, Sept. 30, 1911; died, East Patchogue, NY, Feb. 1, 1997.)  Last coach of Fordham’s “big-time” football program, Edward Danowski first came to prominence as a Rams quarterback in 1932.  Danowski threw two touchdown passes that year in a 14-0 victory over St. Mary’s at the Polo […]

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