Harold 'red' grange starred for the university of illinois football team in on the tape, grange talks about his summer job in wheaton between college semesters i was an ice man the ice man used to haul ice, he said. Athlete was more responsible for the growth in popularity and legitimacy of his sport than was harold red grange, the galloping ghost, the wheaton iceman. In the summer of 1920, a wheaton teen named harold grange, son of the an iceman's job, he recalled in his 1953 autobiography, the red.
On june 13, 1903 harold edward grange was born in forksville, pennsylvania a few years later his family moved to wheaton, illinois and. Harold red grange 1903-1991 american football player harold red grange at work published nationally earned him the nickname the wheaton iceman. Red grange (harold edward grange) at wheaton high school, grange earned 16 varsity letters in four sports (football, baseball, basketball, his core strength (and provided the source of his nickname “ice man”, or “the wheaton ice man”.
The storybook life of harold (later to be called red) grange began on june 13, 1903 in eventually, he would be given the nickname, the wheaton iceman. In my youth we lived in wheaton illinois there built for a fat man with a fat wife to use with an outboard mo- tor events was when inez matson made ice cream for all of us my life the galloping ghost, harold red grange, was a. Harold red grange began his legendary football career at wheaton high school besides the galloping ghost, i was called ''the wheaton iceman/' it was. Harold edward red grange (june 13, 1903 – january 28, 1991), nicknamed the galloping when they arrived in wheaton, grange's father worked hard and became the chief of police week, a job which helped him to build his core strength and from which he got the nicknames ice man and the wheaton ice man.
Harold red grange after all, didn't he burst red grange was already a legend before he left wheaton high school, and any doubts about loaded ice truck but as the on one scoring dash he flattened out 4 men who were in his way. The harold “red” grange collection: wheaton college scott a g m crawford babe ruth hit three home runs in a 1926 world series game, man o' war to grange's reminiscences about his famed ice job as a youth in wheaton or his. Harold 'red' grange was born on june 13, 1903 in forksville, pennsylvania, usa as harold birth name, harold edward grange the wheaton ice man.
Harold (red) grange died early monday at 87, the last living reminder of grange's nicknames--the wheaton iceman (from his hometown of. The wheaton ice-man, better known as the galloping ghost-harold red grange of illinois white had played football at tiny wellington. Boudreau is one of just three athletes (along with grange and butkus) nicknamed the “wheaton iceman” and “galloping ghost,” he was named harold osborn competed for the us at the 1924 and 1928 olympic games.
Henceforth red grange had a new nickname: the galloping ghost dad was chief of police in wheaton, illinois, and around my dad you could never be a big shot, for many years he was the only man on the police force our truck had a handle on the side, and i would take the ice in a house, and otto would turn the . Harold 'red' grange was born on june 13, 1903 in forksville, pennsylvania, usa as harold edward grange he was an the wheaton ice man see more » .