Conzelman, Hinkle Gain Hall of Fame

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pittsDurEn Steelers' founder and tsourgn Meeiers rounder ana present owner, AM seven are liv-the liv-the ing, rnn.eiman . c. t MrKin , Lo lm anJ b ' L uls Mcn Kings- ,ev product who coacnea Sun-, Semi- Conzelman, Hinkle Gain Hall of Fame From Pnst-DiMialcli Pnst-DiMialcli Pnst-DiMialcli Hire Nrrvlrrn NEW YORK, Feb. 28 St. Louisan Jimmy Conzelman, who went on to fame as coach of the champion Chicago Cardinals after starring as a halfback on several professional teams, and powerful Green Bay fullback Clark Hinkle were among the seven named to pro football's Hall of Fame yesterday. The others selected: center George Trafton, tackles Ed Hea- Hea- with baseball's Ty Cobb. An all-, all-, all-, jt - i t , pro fullback four times, Hinkle ley and Link Lvman. guard Mike i .... . , . w oiau aiuuu inn as a iieiu-EOai iieiu-EOai iieiu-EOai Michalske and Art Rooney, the kicker and starred on defense. Rooney was the only new member who did not play organized organized pro football. He saw semipro action before he founded the Steelers In 1933. Trafton DlaveH with th rhi. aiso ai wasningion university in Cago Bears from 1920 to 1932 his home city- city- and the six other and Healey was active with Rock new memoers or me nan oi lsiana ana me Bears trom 1920 Fame were chosen by a commit- commit- to 1927. Lyman was a tackle with tee of nine newspapermen and the Canton Bulldogs, Cleveland Conzelman. and the Bears from 1922 to 1934.' Conzelman was elected In a Michalske broke in with the old parliamentary procedure New York Yankees of the first whereby his name was linked with Rooney's, and the newsmen newsmen suddenly called for a voice vote. Conzelman, who had been protesting his election, election, was unable to raise a dissenting dissenting voice before the mo tion was carried by acclamation. Conzelman also coached the Providence Steamrollers and the Detroit Lions in his long football American League and also played with Green Bay between 1S27 and 1937. The seven new members will be inducted Sept. 6 at Canton, Ohio, site of the Hall of Fame. Covenant Champion Covenant clinched the title in career. When he retired from the Midwest Christian College the game, he became an adver- adver- Basketball Conference by defeat- defeat- Using executive here. He is now ing Manhattan (R Bjb, c with a local public relations , firm. Je8e. 79-55, 79-55, 79-55, at Priory gym last Conzelman was a quarterback n'Snt. Covenant had a 4-2 4-2 4-2 league at Washinptnn II nnH nlavprl record. with Great Lakes Navy in the 1919 Rose Bogl game. Hinkle, 5 feet II inches tall and weighing 205, played with a fury that invited comparison ( OV FN ANT 79, MANHATTAN fui MANHATTAN (Kan.) Hicks 5, Thompson 2. Winner 15. Wauch 1:1, a ft iHmS- iHmS- AweM, COVENANT Peterson 3. Muller 10. Kiser 32, Blrchler 0. Ward 6. Sohradrr 0. Brown 19. Robinson 4, Siier.lll 3. FG 29. FT 21. F 20.

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  1. St. Louis Post-Dispatch,
  2. 28 Feb 1964, Fri,
  3. Page 46

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