Jim Hardy
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Personal information
Date of birth: (1923-04-24) April 24, 1923 (age 95)
Place of birth: Los Angeles, California
Career information
College: Southern California
NFL Draft: 1945 / Round: 1 / Pick: 8
(By the Washington Redskins)
Debuted in 1946 for the [[{{{debutteam}}}]]
Last played in 1952 for the [[{{{finalteam}}}]]
Career history
Career highlights and awards
TDs-INTs     54-73
Passing yards     5,690
Passer rating     53.1
Stats at

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

High school careerEdit

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

College careerEdit

Hardy played college football at the University of Southern California.

Professional careerEdit

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