Elroy Hirsch

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Birthday
17, 1923
Birthplace
Wausau, WI
Death Date
Jan 28, 2004 (80)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
17, 1923
Birthplace
Wausau, WI
Death Date
Jan 28, 2004 (80)

About

NFL running back and wide receiver for the Chicago Rockets from 1946 to 1948 and the Los Angeles Rams from 1949 until 1957.

Before Fame

He became the first player to letter in four sports, football, basketball, track, and baseball, in a single year while playing at the University of Michigan.

Trivia

He was given the nickname Crazylegs in college because of his unorthodox running style.

Family Life

He fathered two children with his wife Ruth.

Associated With

He and NBA great Oscar Robertson are both in the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame.