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Harry Mattos
Harry Raymond Mattos (April 7, 1911 – February 5, 1992), nicknamed "The Horse" or "The Toe", was an American football halfback (American football), halfback in the National Football League (NFL) for the Green Bay Packers and the St. Louis Rams, Cleveland Rams. College career Mattos played college football at the St. Mary's College of California. In 1934, he threw for two touchdown passes in a 14–9 win over Fordham University. Pro career Hollywood Braves After graduating from St. Mary’s in 1935, Mattos signed with the Hollywood Braves of the American Legion Football League, a league of area Los Angeles, California, Los Angeles teams. With the Braves, Mattos was used mainly as a passer, throwing for two touchdowns in three games before a broken leg ended his season. Cleveland Rams Mattos started the next year in the NFL, with the Green Bay Packers. However, the Packers, with an already solid backfield, dropped him early in the season. As a result, Mattos signed with the Clev ...
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Mike Sebastian
Michael John "Lefty" Sebastian (June 7, 1910 – June 28, 1989) was an American football Halfback (American football), halfback in the National Football League for the Cincinnati Reds (NFL), Cincinnati Reds, Boston Redskins, Philadelphia Eagles, Pittsburgh Pirates (NFL), Pittsburgh Pirates, (later renamed the Steelers) and the Cleveland Rams. Nicknamed the Rose of Sharon, he also played for the Rams while they were still members of the American Football League (1936), second American Football League as well as the AFL's Rochester Tigers. Prior to his professional career, Sebastian played college football at the University of Pittsburgh. At Pitt, he played under coach Jock Sutherland, who had declared Sebastian the best passer whom he had seen in "many days." Early life Sebastian was born in Luxor, Pennsylvania, a coal mining "patch town", located near Greensburg, Pennsylvania, Greensburg. He attended Sharon High School in Sharon, Pennsylvania where he played high school football, ...
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