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The Football History Dude - Sports History Network EPISODE 92, 27th November 2019
Canton Bulldogs | A Jack Cusack Original
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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 NFL. However, without this week's hero, Ralph Hay would never have had a team to take over. Jack Cusack is not a widely recognized name, but it is he that convinced Jim Thorpe into coming to play professional football for the Bulldogs just a few years after he was dubbed the "greatest athlete in the world" by the King of Sweden. Learn more about Jack Cusack and his mark on the NFL in this week's episode, and strap on your seat belt, because we're about to get this baby up to 88MPH.

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