Benny Friedman's Career Capsule

Friedman_Feature_150-150Full Name: Benjamin Friedman

Birthdate: March 18, 1905

Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio

High School: East Tech (Cleveland, OH)

Died: November 23, 1982 at New York, NY


Elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame: February 5, 2005

Enshrined into Pro Football Hall of Fame: August 7, 2005

Represented by: David Friedman, Benny's nephew

Presenter: Don Pierson, Chicago Tribune sportswriter

Other Members of the Class of 2005: Dan MarinoFritz PollardSteve Young

Pro Career: 8 Seasons, 81 Games

Drafted: Friedman played prior to the NFL Draft being implemented.

Uniform Number: #1 - with the New York Giants and Brooklyn Dodgers
(also briefly wore #6 with Cleveland Bulldogs, #21 with Detroit Wolverines,  #17 and #26 with  Dodgers)