Red Grange

1903 - 1991

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Harold Edward "Red" Grange (June 13, 1903 – January 28, 1991), nicknamed "The Galloping Ghost" and "The Wheaton Iceman", was an American football halfback for the University of Illinois, the Chicago Bears, and the short-lived New York Yankees. His signing with the Bears helped legitimize the National Football League (NFL).In college, Grange was a three-time consensus All-American and led his team to a national championship in 1923. He was the only consensus All-American running back in 1924 who was not a member of the Four Horsemen of Notre Dame. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Red Grange has received more than 589,226 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Red Grange is the 20th most popular american football player, the 12,325th most popular biography from United States and the 20th most popular American American Football Player.

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Among american football players, Red Grange ranks 20 out of 55Before him are Aaron Hernandez, John Elway, Walter Payton, Colin Kaepernick, Brett Favre, and Steve Young. After him are Andrew Luck, Troy Aikman, Eli Manning, Aaron Rodgers, Drew Brees, and Rob Gronkowski.

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Among people born in 1903, Red Grange ranks 278Before him are DeHart Hubbard, Gloria Holden, Hughie Gallacher, Sybil Bauer, Mike Mansfield, and John Davis Lodge. After him is Stuart Erwin. Among people deceased in 1991, Red Grange ranks 223Before him are Charlie Barnet, Angus Wilson, Happy Chandler, John Kerr, John Tower, and Sonny Carter. After him are Cyril Knowles and Mudashiru Lawal.

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Among people born in United States, Red Grange ranks 12,325 out of 15,968Before him are BT (1971), Sean Patrick Thomas (1970), Lee Tracy (1898), Cheri Oteri (1962), Samuel Bodman (1938), and Greg Foster (1958). After him are Susana Martinez (1959), Jermaine Stewart (1957), J. C. Chandor (1973), Sean Elliott (1968), Wendell R. Anderson (1933), and Randy Harrison (1977).


Among american football players born in United States, Red Grange ranks 20Before him are Aaron Hernandez (1989), John Elway (1960), Walter Payton (1954), Colin Kaepernick (1987), Brett Favre (1969), and Steve Young (1961). After him are Andrew Luck (1989), Troy Aikman (1966), Eli Manning (1981), Aaron Rodgers (1983), Drew Brees (1979), and Rob Gronkowski (1989).