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Harlon Hill Plaque -Birmingham at Sports Hall of Fame.
Photographer: Sandra Hughes
Taken: October 13, 2010
Caption: Harlon Hill Plaque -Birmingham at Sports Hall of Fame.
Additional Description: “One of football’s all-time pass receivers ... Born near Florence, Ala. ... Played collegiately at Florence State ... Chicago Bears drafted him low-round but Hill proved sensation ... Rookie of Year in NFL in 1954 ... 4-times all NFL ... Won Jim Thorpe Trophy in 1955–scored 4 touchdowns once in one game on 47-21-11 and 66 yd. receptions, caught two TD passes in final minute against N.Y. Giants to set-up Bears championship ... His 226 receptions were for 4,616 yds., a fantastic 20.4 yds. per catch average ... Elected to Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 1976.”
Submitted: November 1, 2010, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA.
Database Locator Identification Number: p134432
File Size: 1.142 Megabytes

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