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Barber, Hank

Henry Barber

An All-East honorable mention during his college career, Barber played at Dartmouth College from 1929-1931, when the Big Green were unaffiliated with any league. After his playing days ended, Barber became a professional wrestler -- before the days of the WWF!

Birth and Death Dates:

Career Highlights:
In 1929, Dartmouth had a record of 7-2-0 and outscored their opponents 305-56. In 1930, Barber was named Associated Press All-East honorable mention despite missing the first three games of the season. That year, the Big Green finished 7-1-1, outscoring their opponents 301-43.

The following season, Dartmouth finally broke a 14-game losing streak to Yale. After trailing 33-10 in the second half, the Big Green rallied behind a kickoff return, interception return, and blocked kick -- all for touchdowns! At the end of the game, Dartmouth's kicker made a 34-yard field goal to tie the game, 33-33. They finished the season with a record of 5-3-1.


Career Dates:
Barber played tackle at Dartmouth from 1929-1931.

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