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Seidenberg, Hal

Harold A. Seidenberg

An All-East and All-Ivy League fullback, Seidenberg played at Cornell for three seasons. He later became a lawyer.

Birth and Death Dates:

Career Highlights:
In 1949, Hal's first year on the team, the Big Red finished with a record of 8-1-0 and were ranked No. 12 (AP) in the country. They outscored their opponents 284-111 and their only loss was to Dartmouth 16-7. The following season, they finished 7-2-0 and were ranked No. 20 (UP).

During the 1951 season, Hal scored Cornell's final touchdown in a 20-7 victory over the Michigan Wolverines, the defending Big Ten and Rose Bowl champions. That year, Seidenberg was named UP All-East second team, AP All-East honorable mention, and AP All-Ivy League first team as Cornell finished the year 6-3-0.


Career Dates:
Seidenberg played as a back at Cornell University from 1949-1951.

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