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Homer Hazel

Homer Hazel (College football.  Born, Pifford, NY, June 2, 1895; died, Marshall, MI, Feb. 3, 1968.)  Having lettered in 1916, Homer Howard Hazel left Rutgers due to financial problems, but returned to become one of the school’s most storied football heroes.  Hazel was an all-American as an end in 1923, was shifted to fullback the [...]

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A prolific author, wire service sports reporter, long time Major League Baseball official scorer, football statistician, sports museum founder, theatrical agency owner and public ... read more

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