Hall of Fame Candidates 1967

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Hall of Fame Candidates 1967

Postby Bdbop » Fri Feb 07, 2020 6:01 pm

Found an old list I had, from 2006, which was supplied by Steve Hartman. It lists the Hall of Fame Candidates for 1967:

Frankie Albert
CLIFF BATTLES
CHECK BEDNARIK
Heinie Benkert
CHARLEY BIDWELL
Gene Brito
Charley Brock
PAUL BROWN
JACK BUTLER
TONY CANADEO
George Christensen
Jack Christiansen
Potsy Clark
Charley Conerly
GEORGE CONNOR
Ward Cuff
Jack Cusack
ART DONOVAN
Francis "Jug" Earpe
GLENN "TURK" EDWARDS
TOM FEARS
Beattie Feathers
LEN FORD
BENNY FRIEDMAN
FRANK GATSKI
Abe Gibron
Marshall Goldberg
Pat Harder
Ralph Hay
ELROY "CRAZYLEGS" HIRSCH
Jim Lee Howell
Lin Houston
Tommy James
Lee Joannes
Luke Johnsos
Ralph Jones
FRANK "BRUISER" KINARD
Warren Lahr
DANTE LAVELLI
BOBBY LAYNE
AL "TUFFY" LEEMANS
Verne Lewellen
Jim McMillen
WAYNE MILLNER
MARION MOTLEY
George Murtaugh
Bob "Nasty" Nash
EARLE "GREASY" NEALE
Al Nesser
LEO NOMELLINI
Duke Osborn
CLARENCE "ACE" PARKER
JOE PERRY
PETE PIHOS
FRITZ POLLARD
Glenn Presnell
DAN REEVES
Harry Robb
Clark Shaughnessy
Lawrence "Buck" Shaw
DUKE SLATER
ERNIE STAUTNER
Herb Stein
KEN STRONG
JOE STYDAHAR
Jock Sutherland
CHARLEY TRIPPI
EMLEN TUNNELL
Andrew Turnbull
NORM VAN BROCKLIN
DOAK WALKER
Arch Ward
Byron "Whizzer" White
BILL WILLIS
George "Wildcat" Wilson
Al Wistert
ALEX WOJCIECHOWICZ
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Re: Hall of Fame Candidates 1967

Postby TanksAndSpartans » Fri Feb 07, 2020 7:56 pm

That's great - thanks for sharing that. Do you have any others?
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Re: Hall of Fame Candidates 1967

Postby JohnTurney » Fri Feb 07, 2020 8:02 pm

Bdbop wrote:Found an old list I had, from 2006, which was supplied by Steve Hartman. It lists the Hall of Fame Candidates for 1967:


STeve may have a finalists lists, too, something like 25 names from that list that were kind of "finalists"
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Re: Hall of Fame Candidates 1967

Postby Bdbop » Fri Feb 07, 2020 8:03 pm

I wish...that's all I have though.

Interesting that neither Ox Emerson or Lavvie Dilweg made the list.
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Re: Hall of Fame Candidates 1967

Postby TanksAndSpartans » Fri Feb 07, 2020 8:56 pm

Thanks. One name that jumped out to me was Jack Cusack. I've nominated him for HOVG, not sure why he would have dropped off.
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