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Encyclopedia > Pat Harder
Pat Harder
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Date of birth May 6, 1922
Place of birth Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Position(s) Fullback
College Wisconsin
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NFL Draft 1944 / Round 1
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1951-1953
Chicago Cardinals
Detroit Lions
Canadian Football Hall of Fame [1]
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Marlin M. "Pat" Harder (May 6, 1922 in Milwaukee, WISeptember 6, 1992 in Waukesha, WI) was a college and professional football player, playing fullback and kicker. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1993. May 6 is the 126th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (127th in leap years). ... 1922 (MCMXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... This article is about Milwaukee in Wisconsin. ... Official language(s) None Capital Madison Largest city Milwaukee Area  Ranked 23rd  - Total 65,498 sq. ... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... Most football games include a position called fullback or full back. ... This is a list of athletic conferences of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). ... The University of Wisconsin–Madison is a public university located in Madison, Wisconsin. ... 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City Glendale, Arizona Other nicknames The Cards, Cardiac Cardinals, Big Red Team colors Cardinal Red, Black, and White Head Coach Dennis Green Owner Bidwill Family General manager John Idzik Mascot Big Red League/Conference affiliations Independent (1898-1919) National Football League (1920-present) Western Division (1933-1949) American Conference (1950... City Detroit, Michigan Team colors Honolulu Blue, Silver, and Black Head Coach Rod Marinelli Owner William Clay Ford, Sr. ... The Canadian Football Hall of Fame officially opened as a museum to dedicate football in Canada on November 28, 1972. ... The College Football Hall of Fame, located in South Bend, Indiana, United States, is a hall of fame devoted to college football. ... The Pro Football Hall of Fame is technically the National Football Leagues Hall of Fame. ... 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University of Wisconsin

After graduating from Washington High School in Milwaukee, he enrolled in the University of Wisconsin. Playing fullback for the Badgers, Harder led the Big Ten in rushing and scoring in 1941. In 1942, Harder was part of a team that went 8-1-1, including a 17-7 victory over the reigning national champion Ohio State Buckeyes in which Harder scored all 17 points. Harder left Wisconsin to join the United States Marine Corps in 1943 to fight in World War II. Despite having a year of eligibility left when he left the Marines, Harder turned pro in 1946. The University of Wisconsin–Madison is a public university located in Madison, Wisconsin. ... The Wisconsin Badgers are a variety of collegiate athletic teams from the University of Wisconsin. ... Big Ten Conference The Big Ten Conference is the United States oldest college athletic conference. ... For the movie, see 1941 (film) 1941 (MCMXLI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1941 calendar). ... This article is about the year. ... Ohio States intercollegiate sports teams are called the Buckeyes (after the state tree, the Buckeye), and participate in the NCAAs Division I-A in all sports and the Big Ten Conference in most sports. ... This article is becoming very long. ... 1943 (MCMXLIII) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1943 calendar). ... Combatants Allies: Soviet Union United Kingdom United States and others Axis Powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Winston Churchill Franklin Roosevelt Joseph Stalin Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tojo Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000,000 Total dead: 50,000,000 Military dead: 8,000... 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ...


Professional Career

Chicago Cardinals

Harder was drafted 2nd overall in the 1944 NFL Draft by the Chicago (now Arizona) Cardinals. Harder was part of the Cardinals' "Million-Dollar Backfield" which also included quarterback Paul Christman and halfback Charley Trippi. He was the first player in league history to score over 100 points in three consecutive years, which he did from 1947-1949, leading the league all three years. In 1947, the Cardinals won the NFL Championship (the Cardinals' last as of 2006). In the championship game, Harder kicked 4 extra points to help defeat the Philadelphia Eagles 28-21. City Glendale, Arizona Other nicknames The Cards, Cardiac Cardinals, Big Red Team colors Cardinal Red, Black, and White Head Coach Dennis Green Owner Bidwill Family General manager John Idzik Mascot Big Red League/Conference affiliations Independent (1898-1919) National Football League (1920-present) Western Division (1933-1949) American Conference (1950... Joe Montana, an American quaterback. ... Paul Christman (March 5, 1918-March 2, 1970) was an American football player and a member of the College Football Hall of Fame. ... The offensive team or offense in American football or Canadian football, is the team that begins a play from scrimmage in possession of the ball. ... Charley Trippi(born December 14, 1922, in Pittston, Pennsylvania)was in 1946 a two-time All-American from the University of Georgia, and was a key figure in the inter-league battling between the new AII-America Football Conference ( AAFC) and the National Football League. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... City Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Other nicknames The Birds, The Iggles Team colors Midnight Green, Black, White, and Silver Head Coach Andy Reid Owner Jeffrey Lurie General manager Tom Heckert Fight song Fly, Eagles Fly Mascot Swoop League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1933-present) Eastern Division (1933-1949) American Conference (1950...


Detroit Lions

Harder was traded to the Detroit Lions in 1951. He helped the Lions win back-to-back NFL Championships in 1952 and 1953. Harder retired from professional football in 1953. City Detroit, Michigan Team colors Honolulu Blue, Silver, and Black Head Coach Rod Marinelli Owner William Clay Ford, Sr. ... 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ... 1952 (MCMLII) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1953 (MCMLIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link is to a full 1953 calendar). ...


After retirement

Harder served as an NFL official from 1966 to 1982, working as the umpire on the crew of legendary referee Jim Tunney wearing uniform number 88. The most famous game he worked came on December 23, 1972 when the Pittsburgh Steelers won their first-ever playoff game on Franco Harris' Immaculate Reception against the Oakland Raiders. 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1966 calendar). ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Jim Tunney Jim Tunney was a American football official in the National Football League (NFL) from 1960 to 1991. ... December 23 is the 357th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (358th in leap years). ... The 1972 NFL season was the 53rd regular season of the National Football League. ... City Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Team colors Black and Gold Head Coach Bill Cowher Owner Dan Rooney General manager Kevin Colbert League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1933-present) Eastern Division (1933-1943; 1945-1949) Western Division (1944) American Conference (1950-1952) Eastern Conference (1953-1969) Century Division (1967-1969) American Football... Franco Harris (born March 7, 1950) was an American football player. ... The Immaculate Reception is the nickname given to one of the most famous and utterly bizarre plays in the history of not only American football, but all American sports. ... City Oakland, California Team colors Silver and Black Head Coach Art Shell Owner Al Davis General manager Al Davis Local radio Flagship stations: KSFO (560 AM)-English and KZSF (1370 AM)-Spanish Announcers: George Atkinson, Tom Flores, Greg Papa, and Jim Plunkett (English) and Erwin Higueros and Ambrosio Rico (Spanish...


He also served as vice-president of a car leasing company in Milwaukee. He passed away in Waukesha, WI on September 6, 1992. Harder was posthumously inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1993. The College Football Hall of Fame, located in South Bend, Indiana, United States, is a hall of fame devoted to college football. ...


External links

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