Hugh L. 'Shorty' Ray


Shorty Ray

Pro Football Hall of Fame 1966

Date of Birth: September 21, 1884, Highland Park, Illinois

Date of Death: September 16, 1956, in Los Angeles, California (71 years old)


Los Angeles Times - Published 09/18/56

Reno Evening Gazette - Published 09/19/56

Did you know?

Hugh 'Shorty' Ray was the Supervisor of Officials for the National Football League

(NFL) from 1938 to 1952.

Hugh 'Shorty' Ray died of a cerebral hemorrhage in Los Angeles, California.



1938 - 1952 National Football League (NFL)


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