- NAME: Red Grange
- OCCUPATION: Football Player, Radio Personality
- BIRTH DATE: June 13, 1903
- DEATH DATE: January 28, 1991
- EDUCATION: Wheaton High School, University of Illinois
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Forksville, Pennsylvania
- PLACE OF DEATH: Lake Wales, Florida
- Full Name: Harold Edward Grange
- Nickname: The Galloping Ghost
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Red Grange was an American football player best known for his frequent touchdowns, earning him the nickname "the Galloping Ghost."
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