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Jim Hardy
Jersey #(s)
21, 22, 1
Born April 24, 1923 (1923-04-24) (age 86)
Los Angeles, California
Career information
Year(s) 19461952
NFL Draft 1945 / Round: 1 / Pick: 8
(By the Washington Redskins)
College Southern California
Professional teams
Career stats
TDs-INTs 54-73
Passing yards 5,690
Passer rating 53.1
Stats at
Career highlights and awards

James Fred Hardy (born April 24, 1923 in Los Angeles, California) is a retired American football quarterback.


High school career

Hardy attended and played high school football at Fairfax High School in Los Angeles.

College career

Hardy played college football at the University of Southern California.

Professional career

Hardy was drafted in the first round (eighth overall) of the 1945 NFL Draft by the Washington Redskins. He played in the National Football League between 1946 and 1952. He made the Pro Bowl in 1950. Hardy is perhaps most famous for throwing an NFL-record eight interceptions in a single game, in a 45-7 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles on September 24, 1950.

He later served as the general manager of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.[1]

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Preceded by
Mickey McCardle
USC Trojans Starting Quarterbacks
Succeeded by
Bobby Robertson


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