Benny Friedman

Induction Year: 1976 Sport: Football

Quarterbacked the New York Giants from 1929-1931, leading the teams to second place finishes in first two seasons. Giants’ owner Tim Mara purchased entire Detroit Wolverine’s team in order to secure Friedman’s services. Was All-American quarterback at University of Michigan and part of famed “Benny to Bennie (Oosterbaan)” passing combination there. Considered the greatest football player ever to play for Cleveland Glenville High School.
(Deceased)