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Myerson, Henry

Henry M. Myerson

Myerson was an All-East guard at Harvard University, and participated in an American football exhibition at the 1932 Los Angeles Olympic Games.

Birth and Death Dates:
b. January 10, 1931 - d. November 1985

Career Highlights:
In 1929, the Crimson had a record of 5-2-1 and outscored their opponents 158-80. The following year, Harvard won their first three games, then went winless in five straight (four losses and a tie). They salvaged the season, however, by defeating Yale 13-0 in the final game of the year.

In 1931, Myerson was named AP All-East first team and Harvard had its best season during his career. They won their first seven games, including four shutouts, before losing in the final to Yale, 3-0.


Career Dates:
Myerson played guard at Harvard University from 1929-1931.

Physical description:
205 pounds

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