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Classic Sports Card of The Day

18 Dec

58bowmanleonhart

1958 Bowman football card of former pro football end/fullback Leon Hart, who played eight seasons in the NFL for the Detroit Lions. He was the top choice of the 1950 college draft, the year the NFL absorbed teams from the AAFC. Playing during the last Lions’ glory era of the 1950s, Hart was a Pro Bowler in 1951 and helped the Lions win 3 NFL championships during the decade. After retiring from football, he ran a manufacturing business that made equipment for balancing tires.

 

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