City Stadium: Tom "Red" Hearden 1904-1964

© Photographed September 6, 2017
City Stadium, Home of the Green Bay Packers 1925-1956
Green Bay, Brown County, Wisconsin
44.508110, -87.993854
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Tom "Red" Hearden
1904-1964
Tom graduated from East High School in 1923. He was the school's star fullback in 1921 and '22. He won three letters at Notre Dame University under legendary coach Knute Rockne and served as co-captain as a senior in 1926. After a short professional career with the Packers and Bears, Hearden came back to East High in the fall of 1936 and built a football dynasty. Hearden compiled a 51-3-2 record in seven seasons, including 32 straight wins, and won or shared six Conference championships. After returning from WW II, Harden took over as head coach at St. Norbert College and registered a 40-14 record from 1946-'52. He served as an assistant coach with the Packers from 1954-'55 and again in 1957. He was an assistant at the University of Wisconsin in 1956.
The marker is located inside City Stadium, to the left of the North Baird Street entrance to City Stadium, and is accessible from northbound North Baird Street, north of its intersection with Cherry Street, Green Bay, Wisconsin 54301.

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (June 15, 2015): Packers | Flashback: Hearden looked to be top choice before McLean

These markers are also at this location:

The marker is on the front left podium.

The marker is inside the gates, to the left of this entrance.

The marker is located at City Stadium.

The marker is located in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

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