Classic Sports Card of The Day

17 Apr

1955 Topps All American football card of former college and pro halfback Tom Harmon, who played 2 seasons in the NFL for the Los Angeles Rams. After a stellar college career, he was the first overall pick of the NFL draft by the Chicago Bears, but never played for them. He entered the military and became a World War II hero, as a pilot in the Army Air Corps. After his short Rams’ career, he dabbled in acting and had a long career as a sports broadcaster. Harmon died of a heart attack at the age of 70 in 1990. His son Mark is a well known Hollywood actor.


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