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Eddie Macon

Date of birth
Mar 07, 1927

Ht: 6'0" Wt: 177 lbs.

Birthplace
Stockton, CA

Hometown
Stockton, CA

College
University of the Pacific

High school
Stockton

Trivia
  • First black player drafted by Chicago Bears. Was sued, along with Frank Dempsey, by George Halas for signing with the CFL in 1954. Macon believed that Halas used his influence to prevent him from returning to the NFL later in his career.

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Updated personal notes for Eddie Macon
Edited the personal notes for Eddie Macon.
  • Added trivia: "First black player drafted by Chicago Bears. Was sued, along with Frank Dempsey, by George Halas for signing with the CFL in 1954. Macon believed that Halas used his influence to prevent him from returning to the NFL later in his career."
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Updated athletic career information for Eddie Macon
Added Eddie Macon to the 1954 Calgary Stampeders team roster.
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Added Eddie Macon to the 1958 Hamilton Tiger-Cats team roster.
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Added Eddie Macon to the 1959 Hamilton Tiger-Cats team roster.
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Updated athletic career information for Eddie Macon
Added Eddie Macon to the 1949 Pacific Tigers Football team roster.
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