Harold "Red" Grange

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Red Grange

Red Grange was born on June 13, 1903. Grange was born in Forksville, Pennsylvania. His original name is Harold Grange, but was nicknamed "Red" because of his red hair. Red Grange played college football and after college was recruited to play professionally for the Chicago Bears. After a while, Grange was traded to the New York Yankees. Then, eventually back to the Chicago Bears. When Red Grange retired in 1929, he received many awards, including the All American Halfback. Grange is best known for being a Professional Football player. He is also in the Football Hall of Fame. Red even had products named after him! For example meatloaf, teddy bears, and candy bars. Red Grange died January 28, 1991.