Parker Hall (American football)

Linus Parker "Bullet" Hall (December 10, 1916 – February 8, 2005) was a professional American football player for the Cleveland Rams and the San Francisco 49ers. In his rookie season, Hall led the league in passing, was second in passing yardage, and fifth in rushing yards. He was named the league's Most Valuable Player in 1939 and was the first professional player to complete over 100 passes in a single season.

He spent four seasons with the Rams, and after returning from military service during World War II, Hall played with the AAFC's San Francisco 49ers during their inaugural season. He moved to Memphis, Tennessee, after retiring from football and worked in the lumber business.

Parker Hall
No. 41
Position:Quarterback / Tailback
Personal information
Born:December 10, 1916
Tunica, Mississippi, U.S.
Died:February 8, 2005 (aged 88)
Vicksburg, Mississippi, U.S.
Height:6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight:198 lb (90 kg)
Career information
High school:Tunica (MS)
College:Mississippi
NFL Draft:1939 / Round: 1 / Pick: 3
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

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Hall (surname)

Hall is a common surname of English origin. Hall means "kind" and "forgiving". This originates from the belief that Vikings were eternally benevolent to those that worked within their halls. The name was used to indicate the main occupation of the individual, in a role such as a servant or chamberlain. Hall is the 22nd most common surname in the United Kingdom. Within the United States, it is ranked as the 26th most common surname.In England the surname of Hall originates in 1090 AD when Lincolnshire nobleman Arthur FitzWilliam changed his name to Arthur Hall to distinguish himself from his older brother of the same name.

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