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Cal Hubbard

No. 27, 36, 38, 39, 40, 41, 51, 60[1][2]
Position: Tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1900-10-31)October 31, 1900
Place of birth: Keytesville, Missouri
Date of death: October 17, 1977(1977-10-17) (aged 76)
Place of death: St. Petersburg, Florida
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight: 253 lb (115 kg)
Career information
College: Centenary, Geneva
Career history

New York Giants (1927–1928)
Green Bay Packers (1929–1933, 1935)
New York Giants (1936)
Pittsburgh Pirates (1936)

Career highlights and awards

4× NFL champion (1927, 1929–1931)
4× First-team All-Pro (1927, 1931–1933)
NFL 1920s All-Decade Team
NFL 75th Anniversary All-Time Team
Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame
Grantland Rice’s All-Time All-America
Centenary College Athletic Hall of Fame
Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame
Missouri Sports Hall of Fame
Helms Foundation Hall of Fame
Baseball Hall of Fame

Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

I always hated to throw a guy out of a game but sometimes it was necessary to keep order.
Cal Hubbard
The call that always seemed the toughest to me was the slide and tag play at second. You can see it coming, but you don't know which way the runner is going to slide, where the throw is going to be, and how the fielder is going to take the throw.
Cal Hubbard
It takes the pressure off of your better players to know they don't always have to be on top of their game for the team to do well.
Cal Hubbard
When it was time for a player to go, he went.
Boys, I'm one of those umpires that misses 'em every once in a while so if it's close, you'd better hit it.
Cal Hubbard