This day in baseball: Hubbard the umpire


Cal Hubbard (Wikipedia)

Former Green Bay Packers offensive tackle Cal Hubbard became an American League umpire on November 4, 1935. Hubbard would go on to become the only person to be enshrined at both the Pro Football Hall of Fame and the Baseball Hall of Fame.  He is also a member of the College Football Hall of Fame.


Cal Hubbard football card (Amazon)

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  1. Thank you for visiting my blog. I have no idea at all what baseball even is but I am always prepared to learn!

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