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Classic Sports Card of The Day

29 Nov

55toppsAAkenstrong

1955 Topps All American football card of former pro football halfback Ken Strong, who was a player known for his extreme versatility while playing in the early years of the National Football League for the New York Giants. He played offense, defense and was a placekicker for the team, and helped them win the NFL title in 1934. Strong was a four-time All Pro, was named to the NFL’s All Decade team for the 1930s, and was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1967. After retiring as a player, he worked as a liquor salesman and served as the Giants’ kicking coach in the early 1960s.

 

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