Granddaddy Of The Blues And Some Football Memories
Broadcast: September 1, 1956
Added: Feb 06 2021
Pudge Heffelfinger was Grantland Rice' boyhood's idol, and his feats of strength even then were so legendary that poets were inspired to write such lines as "Linger oh linger oh Heffelfinger". The granddaddy of the Old Blues was unquestionably the most amazing football player ever known, and had a career which spanned over fifty years! Jimmy Powers brings another chapter from the life story of Grantland Rice today, beginning with his first football game in 1892, back in the sports 'stone age'...