Joe Guyon

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Birthday
28, 1892
Birthplace
Minnesota
Death Date
Nov 27, 1971 (79)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
28, 1892
Birthplace
Minnesota
Death Date
Nov 27, 1971 (79)

About

American Indian halfback who led the New York Giants to the 1927 NFL championship over the Bears with his game-winnning touchdown.

Before Fame

He was an All-American at Georgia Tech, part of their 1917 national championship team.

Trivia

He also played professional baseball with the Louisville Colonels in the American Association, the highest league in the pre-major league days.

Family Life

He was born a member of the Chippewa tribe on the White Earth Indian Reservation in White Earth, Minnesota.

Associated With

He was teammates with another legendary Indian halfback, Jim Thorpe, on several NFL teams.