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Merle Hapes

Merle Alison Hapes

Position: FB
Height: 5-10    Weight: 190 lbs.

Born: May 9, 1919 in Garden Grove, CA
Died: July 18, 1994 in Biloxi, MS
High School: Garden Grove
College: Mississippi   (school history)
Drafted by the New York Giants in the 1st round (8th overall) of the 1942 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 0 (14418th overall since 1950)

Other SR Links: Minors at Baseball-Reference.com

Merle Hapes 1942 Touchdown Log

5 Touchdowns

3 Rushing, 2 Receiving, 2 Go-Ahead, Long of 52 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance Quarterback
Giants5
Cardinals2
Eagles1
Tigers1
Steelers1
Home4
Road1
Sunday5
1st2
2nd2
3rd1
3 or fewer yards1
4-9 yards2
10-19 yards1
30 or more yards1
Tuffy Leemans2

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 2 1942-10-04 NYG @ PIT L 10-13 2 Receiving 15 Tuffy Leemans* Lead 3-0 Lead 10-0
2 3 1942-10-11 NYG PHI W 35-17 1 Receiving 9 Tuffy Leemans* Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
3 10 1942-11-29 NYG CRD W 21-7 1 Rushing 52 Lead 7-0 Lead 14-0
4 10 1942-11-29 NYG CRD W 21-7 3 Rushing 2 Lead 14-7 Lead 21-7
5 11 1942-12-06 NYG BKN W 10-0 2 Rushing 4 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*