A Ghost appears at Dudley Field in 1932
Oct. 27, 2010
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Sports writer Tom Anderson of The Banner wrote about Grange.
On the subsequent dash for the goal line Grange displayed his flashiest bit of running of the day. He was hauled down on the 1-yard line after some nifty maneuvering that made a couple of Boston backs look pretty sick.
Except for that spurt the famous red-head appeared to move nowhere very rapidly. Years of cutting, dodging and whirling undoubtedly have slowed Grange down to something near a dog trot.
Rumors had persisted that Grange would be retiring at the end of the game. However, he played two more seasons, retiring after the 1934 campaign.
Just more than 3,000 were present yesterday in Dudley stadium to watch the Chicago Bears--pro champions--outclass, outrun, out pass, and even out-think an outfit which is touring around the provinces under the name of the Boston Braves. The Bears annihilated the remnants of the clan, which finished fourth in the pro league, 25-0.
The dismal attendance meant there would not be any additional financial aid for the Community Chest after the players were paid and expenses were covered.
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