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Tom Tracy

John Thomas Tracy (The Bomb)

Position: HB-FB
Height: 5-9    Weight: 205 lbs.

Born: September 7, 1934 in Birmingham, MI
Died: January 24, 1996 in Madison Heights, MI
High School: Birmingham
College: Tennessee   (school history)
Drafted by the Detroit Lions in the 5th round (50th overall) of the 1956 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 17 (5236th overall since 1950)
2-time Pro Bowler (fine print)

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Tom Tracy 1959 Touchdown Log

8 Touchdowns

5 Receiving, 3 Rushing, 2 Go-Ahead, 1 Tying, Long of 45 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance Quarterback
Steelers8
Browns2
Eagles2
Cardinals1
Bears1
Giants1
Lions1
Road5
Home3
Sunday8
2nd4
3rd1
4th3
3 or fewer yards2
4-9 yards1
10-19 yards2
20-29 yards2
30 or more yards1
Bobby Layne5

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 3 1959-10-11 PIT @ PHI L 24-28 3 Receiving 11 Bobby Layne* Trail 10-21 Trail 17-21
2 7 1959-11-08 PIT DET T 10-10 4 Receiving 20 Bobby Layne* Trail 3-10 Tied 10-10
3 8 1959-11-15 PIT @ NYG W 14-9 4 Receiving 45 Bobby Layne* Trail 7-9 Lead 14-9*
4 9 1959-11-22 PIT @ CLE W 21-20 2 Rushing 4 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
5 9 1959-11-22 PIT @ CLE W 21-20 2 Rushing 1 Lead 7-0 Lead 14-0
6 10 1959-11-29 PIT PHI W 31-0 4 Receiving 23 Bobby Layne* Lead 17-0 Lead 24-0
7 11 1959-12-06 PIT @ CHI L 21-27 2 Rushing 2 Trail 0-20 Trail 7-20
8 12 1959-12-13 PIT CRD W 35-20 2 Receiving 16 Bobby Layne* Lead 21-6 Lead 28-6