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 Elroy “Crazy Legs” Hirsch

Elroy “Crazy Legs” Hirsch

Birth
Wausau, Marathon County, Wisconsin, USA
Death 28 Jan 2004 (aged 80)
Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin, USA
Burial Wausau, Marathon County, Wisconsin, USA
Plot Stahmer Section, Lot 49
Memorial ID 8330361 · View Source
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Hall of Fame Professional Football Player. Nicknamed "Crazy Legs" for his erratic on-field running style, he played halfback and receiver for the Los Angeles Rams from 1949 to 1957. His best season was 1951, when he led the NFL with 66 catches, 1,495 yards receiving, and 17 touchdowns. Hirsch also had a brief career in the movies, playing himself in the film biography "Crazylegs, All American." He was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1968.

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  • Originally Created by: Jennifer M.
  • Added: 28 Jan 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8330361
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elroy “Crazy Legs” Hirsch (17 Jun 1923–28 Jan 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8330361, citing Pine Grove Cemetery, Wausau, Marathon County, Wisconsin, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .