Hal Ledyard American Football Player

Harold "Hal" Ledyard (Born July 7, 1931, in Montgomery, Alabama, died April 21, 1973, in Big Sur, California) was a professional gridiron football player in the National Football League and Canadian Football League. After backing up future Pro Football Hall of Famer Y.A. Tittle in 1953, Ledyard joined the United States Army, where he played quarterback for the Fort Jackson base football team in 1955. Ledyard joined the Ottawa Rough Riders in 1956 and spent three seasons as the team's starting quarterback before being replaced by Frank Tripucka before the 1959 season. Ledyard signed with the Toronto Argonauts in 1959, but was waived before the season began. After not being signed during the 1960 football season, Ledyard returned to the CFL in 1961 with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, splitting playing time with Dick Thornton and future Canadian Football Hall of Famer Ken Ploen. During his time in Winnipeg, Ledyard was known as "The best relief pitcher in football" due to his success relieving Ploen. He was a part of the Blue Bomber teams that won the 49th and 50th Grey Cups. Hal Ledyard is the father of retired professional hockey player Grant Ledyard.

Personal details

Date of birth
July 7th, 1931
Date of death
April 21st, 1973 at age of 41
Place of death
Big Sur, California, United States of America
Places lived
Montgomery , Alabama
pop. 201,332 (2013)




1. University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Colleges/University

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is a public university located in Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States. The University, often referred to as UTC or simply "Chattanooga" (especially in reference to its collegiate athletics), is one of three universities and two other affiliated institutions in the University of Tennessee System; the others being in Knoxville and Martin.

Type Public university
2010. 79 mil. $
2009. 77.3 mil. $
Institution colors
615 McCallie Ave, 37403 - Chattanooga, Tennessee
2010. 9,229
2009. 9,039
2010. 1,552
Acceptance rate
2010. 74.0 %
Local tuition
2011. 6.72 K $
2010. 6.06 K $
2009. 5.66 K $
2008. 5.31 K $
Official web page www.utc.edu
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People attended University of Tennessee at Chattanooga connected by profession and/or age

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