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Miller, Al "Truck"

Alfred Henry Miller

Miller played fullback for Harvard in the mid-1920s and played in the NFL in 1927.

Birth and Death Dates:
b. March 17, 1904 - d. December 20, 1967

Career Highlights:
Before playing professionally, Miller played fullback at Harvard in the mid-1920s. In October 1925, he played in a game that featured the oldest college in America (Harvard) against the second-oldest (William & Mary); Harvard won the game 14-7. That season, the Crimson had a record of 4-3-1. The following year, they finished 3-5-0 - Miller scored three touchdowns during the season.

After graduating in 1927, Miller played one season in the NFL with the Boston Bulldogs. In 1929, he played in seven games for Boston, who compiled a record of 4-4-0 to finish fifth in the NFL.

Origin:
Boston, Massachusetts

Career Dates:
Miller played fullback at Harvard University from 1925-1926. He then played as a halfback, fullback, and blocking back in the NFL with the Boston Bulldogs in 1929.

Physical description:
5'11", 210 pounds



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References:
The Encyclopedia of Football, by Roger Treat (New York: A.S. Barnes and Co., 1976 -- 14th Edition)
Total Football: The Official Encyclopedia of the National Football League, edited by Bob Carroll, Michael Gershman, David Neft, and John Thorn (New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 1999)
encyclopedia of JEWS in sports, by Bernard Postal, Jesse Silver, and Roy Silver (New York: Bloch Publishing Co., 1965)
New York Times, November 29, 1926


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