Ralph Hay – Founder of the NFL

Ralph Hay Introduction Ralph Hay was an owner of an auto dealership and the Canton Bulldogs, a professional football team.  At the time, professional football in the Ohio region was at the brink of extinction, so Mr. Hay gathered together representatives from 11 different teams on September 17, 1920, to discuss the formation of a … Read more

Pudge Heffelfinger (Yale) – The First Professional Football Player

Tweet   This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to explore the life and career of William “Pudge” Heffelfinger, the First Professional Football Player.  He was an excellent guard at Yale University in the late 1800’s, but his biggest contribution to the game of football was being known as the first documented … Read more

Walter Camp: The Father of American Football

Walter Camp This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to explore the life and career of Walter Camp, the Father of American Football.  He was an excellent halfback at Yale University in the late 1800’s, but his biggest contribution to the game of football was leading the charge to make the game … Read more