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Richard T. 'Dick' Hardy


Dick Hardy

Date of Birth: July 25, 1904, in Oak Park, Illinois

Date of Death: November 22, 1989, in Elgin, Illinois (85 years old)


Chicago Tribune - Published 11/23/89

Did you know?

Dick Hardy attended Oak Park High School.

Several articles from 1920's newspapers reporting his college football career at

Boston mention him as being from the Chicago area.  Person listed as the player

on most websites, who died in Maine in 1970, has a total New England background,

with no connection to Chicago.  He is not the player.



1926 Racine Tornadoes (NFL)


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