2019 Obituaries

Re: 2019 Obituaries

Postby Eagles One » Tue Aug 13, 2019 12:48 am

TodMaher wrote:
Eagles One wrote:Dave Parks, former split end, tight end and wide receiver with the San Francisco 49ers, New Orleans Saints and Houston Oilers died on July 8th, at the age of 77:


https://www.lubbockonline.com/news/2019 ... dies-at-77

He died on August 8th not July 8th.


Corrected
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Re: 2019 Obituaries

Postby Eagles One » Sun Aug 18, 2019 12:58 pm

Cedric Benson, former running back with the Chicago Bears, Cincinnati Bengals and Green Bay Packers died on August 17, at the age of 36 (motorcycle accident):


https://www.tmz.com/2019/08/18/cedric-b ... cle-crash/
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Re: 2019 Obituaries

Postby dfen » Sun Aug 18, 2019 2:08 pm

Mike McGee, St. Louis Cards 1960-1962 on 8/16/2019 at 80 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mike_McGe ... n_football)
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Re: 2019 Obituaries

Postby Eagles One » Sun Aug 18, 2019 6:48 pm

Jack Whitaker, longtime broadcaster who called Philadelphia Eagles and New York Giants games, as well as Super Bowl 1 (1967) died on August 18, at the age of 95:


http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap300000 ... asses-away
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Re: 2019 Obituaries

Postby BD Sullivan » Mon Aug 19, 2019 8:12 pm

Jim Hardy, who played for the Rams, Cardinals and Lions, died on Friday at the age of 96:

https://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/spor ... 84441.html

https://www.pro-football-reference.com/ ... rdJi00.htm
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Re: 2019 Obituaries

Postby Eagles One » Mon Aug 19, 2019 8:57 pm

BD Sullivan wrote:Jim Hardy, who played for the Rams, Cardinals and Lions, died on Friday at the age of 96:

https://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/spor ... 84441.html

https://www.pro-football-reference.com/ ... rdJi00.htm




Record holder for most interceptions thrown in one game with 8.
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Re: 2019 Obituaries

Postby Rupert Patrick » Mon Aug 19, 2019 9:39 pm

Eagles One wrote:
BD Sullivan wrote:Jim Hardy, who played for the Rams, Cardinals and Lions, died on Friday at the age of 96:

https://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/spor ... 84441.html

https://www.pro-football-reference.com/ ... rdJi00.htm




Record holder for most interceptions thrown in one game with 8.


Which is on the list of records that will never be broken.
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Re: 2019 Obituaries

Postby BD Sullivan » Tue Aug 20, 2019 8:34 pm

Rupert Patrick wrote:
Eagles One wrote:
BD Sullivan wrote:Jim Hardy, who played for the Rams, Cardinals and Lions, died on Friday at the age of 96:

https://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/spor ... 84441.html

https://www.pro-football-reference.com/ ... rdJi00.htm




Record holder for most interceptions thrown in one game with 8.


Which is on the list of records that will never be broken.


In his first NFL game no less. It came against an Eagles team that had just gotten humiliated by the Browns in the 1950 opener:

https://www.pro-football-reference.com/ ... 240crd.htm
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Re: 2019 Obituaries

Postby JohnH19 » Wed Aug 21, 2019 3:17 pm

Eagles One wrote:
BD Sullivan wrote:Jim Hardy, who played for the Rams, Cardinals and Lions, died on Friday at the age of 96:

https://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/spor ... 84441.html

https://www.pro-football-reference.com/ ... rdJi00.htm




Record holder for most interceptions thrown in one game with 8.


It would be neglectful if we didn’t also mention that Hardy threw 6 TD passes the following week.
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Re: 2019 Obituaries

Postby John Maxymuk » Wed Aug 21, 2019 7:57 pm

A rare BD error. Hardy came into the league in 1946 so the 8-pick game was not his first outing.
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