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Leon Hart

Leon Joseph Hart

Position: E-FB-DE
Height: 6-5    Weight: 257 lbs.

Born: November 2, 1928 in Pittsburgh, PA
Died: September 24, 2002 in South Bend, IN
High School: Turtle Creek
College: Notre Dame   (school history)    (Hart college stats)
Drafted by the Detroit Lions in the 1st round (1st overall) of the 1950 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 0 (14418th overall since 1950)
1-time Pro Bowler & 1-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)

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Leon Hart 1956 Touchdown Log

6 Touchdowns

5 Rushing, 1 Receiving, 5 Go-Ahead, Long of 20 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance Quarterback
Lions6
49ers2
Bears1
Packers1
Colts1
Steelers1
Home3
Road3
Sunday5
Thursday1
1st3
2nd1
3rd2
3 or fewer yards3
4-9 yards2
20-29 yards1
Bobby Layne1

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 6 1956-11-04 DET @ SFO W 17-13 2 Rushing 3 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
2 6 1956-11-04 DET @ SFO W 17-13 3 Rushing 1 Tied 10-10 Lead 17-10*
3 8 1956-11-18 DET BAL W 27-3 1 Rushing 5 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
4 9 1956-11-22 DET GNB L 20-24 1 Rushing 5 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
5 11 1956-12-09 DET PIT W 45-7 1 Receiving 20 Bobby Layne* Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
6 12 1956-12-16 DET @ CHI L 21-38 3 Rushing 1 Trail 7-17 Trail 14-17