Classic Sports Card of The Day

16 Nov

1955 Bowman football card of former pro halfback/end Earl “Jug” Girard, who played  10 seasons in the NFL for 3 franchises. He was a multiple sport athlete in school and showed great versatility in the NFL, playing end, halfback, quarterback, defensive back, punter and kick returner. Girard had his most success while playing for Detroit, helping the Lions win championships in 1952 and ’53. After retiring he ran a bar in Detroit called “The Lion’s Den”. He passed away in 1997 at age 69.


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