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Eddie Tryon

Eddie Tryon (Pro football.  Born, Medford, MA, July 25, 1900; died, St. Petersburg, FL, May 1, 1982.)  As a four-year letterman who captain the unbeaten Colgate team of 1925 (7-0-2), Joseph Edward Tryon was a major name for the embryonic Football Yankees of 1926.  Tryon scored 111 points with 15 touchdowns as a college senior, [...]

George Pease

George Pease (College and pro football.  Born, Brooklyn, NY, June 18, 1903; died, Dallas, TX, Oct. 23, 1984.)  Overshadowed by his more famous running back teammates, George G. Pease nevertheless managed to establish a solid reputation for himself.  During the first two of his three years at Columbia (1923-25), Pease was basically a blocking back [...]

Red Grange

Red Grange (Pro football.  Born, Forksville, PA, June 13, 1903; died, Lake Wales, FL, Jan. 28, 1991.)  In the 1920s, during the so-called “Golden Age of Sports” in America, Harold Edward Grange was the star who put pro football on the big-time stage.  Grange’s sensational exploits at the University of Illinois grabbed headlines across the [...]

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