Canton Bulldogs | A Jack Cusack Original

Canton Bulldogs| A Jack Cusack Original The Canton Bulldogs were the team to beat in the early 20th century. Much of the professional football world revolved around this powerhouse team, and Ralph Hay (the owner) is remembered for gathering other franchise owners in his Hupmobile Auto Showroom to build something that would turn into the … Read more

Wilbur “Pete” Henry – Bigger Than the Founding of the NFL

Tweet   This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to explore the life and career of Wilbur “Pete” Henry, nicknamed “Fats”.  You may remember Pete from a previous episode.  He was the All-American tackle that was signed by Ralph Hay and the Canton Bulldogs the same day as the founding of the … Read more

Jim Thorpe – “The Legend” – Part 2 (First President of the NFL)

Tweet This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to explore part 2 of a 2-part series of Jim Thorpe, “The World’s Greatest Athlete”.  The timeline covered in this episode is Jim’s contribution to professional football and the NFL, which would end up turning him into “The Legend” on the all-time NFL team.  … Read more

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