Hugh McElhenny

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Birthday
31, 1928
Birthplace
Los Angeles, CA
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
31, 1928 (age 91)
Birthplace
Los Angeles, CA

About

Hall of fame running back who spent most of his career with the San Francisco 49ers. He was a 6-time Pro Bowl selection and scored 38 touchdowns during his career.

Before Fame

He played alongside future gold medalist Sim Iness while playing at Compton Junior College.

Trivia

He suffered from Guillain-Barre Syndrome and for a while was paralyzed from the neck down.

Family Life

He married Peggy McElhenny in 1954.

Associated With

He belonged to the same fraternity, Chi Psi, as Charles Edward Merrill, founder of Merrill Lynch.

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