Elroy Hirsch

Elroy Leon Hirsch "Crazy Legs"
Born: June 17, 1923
Wausau, WI USA
Deceased: January 28, 2004
Madison, WI
Position: E-HB-DE
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 190
College: Wisconsin, Michigan
High School: Wausau (WI)
Career: 1946-1957
Drafted: 1945 in Round 1, #5 overall by the Cleveland Rams
Elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1968

Elroy Hirsch played from 1946 to 1957 during his career with the Chicago Rockets and Los Angeles Rams. Hirsch ran for 687 yards in his career on 207 attempts, scoring 3 rushing touchdowns. He also caught 387 passes for 7,029 yards and 60 receiving touchdowns..

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Year Team Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
1946AAFC Chicago Rockets201260.01567.815.0210.061.7
1947AAFC Chicago Rockets100.
1950NFL Los Angeles Rams100.


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1946AAFC Chicago Rockets872262.61
1947AAFC Chicago Rockets23512.21
1948AAFC Chicago Rockets23934.00
1949NFL Los Angeles Rams682874.251 1
1950NFL Los Angeles Rams2199.515 0
1951NFL Los Angeles Rams133.00
1953NFL Los Angeles Rams1-6-6.0-6 0
1954NFL Los Angeles Rams166.00
1957NFL Los Angeles Rams188.00
NFL743174.351 1
Totals2076873.351 3


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1946AAFC Chicago Rockets2734712.968 3
1947AAFC Chicago Rockets1028228.276 3
1948AAFC Chicago Rockets710114.41
1949NFL Los Angeles Rams2232614.848 4
1950NFL Los Angeles Rams4268716.458 7
1951NFL Los Angeles Rams66149522.791 17
1952NFL Los Angeles Rams2559023.684 4
1953NFL Los Angeles Rams6194115.470 4
1954NFL Los Angeles Rams3572020.666 3
1955NFL Los Angeles Rams2546018.472 2
1956NFL Los Angeles Rams3560317.276 6
1957NFL Los Angeles Rams3247714.945 6
AAFC4473016.676 7
NFL343629918.491 53
Totals387702918.291 60


Year Team X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
1946AAFC Chicago Rockets10.00
1950NFL Los Angeles Rams55100.05
1951NFL Los Angeles Rams10.00
1953NFL Los Angeles Rams5480.04

Punt Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1946AAFC Chicago Rockets1723513.81
1947AAFC Chicago Rockets22412.00
1948AAFC Chicago Rockets22713.50

Kick Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1946AAFC Chicago Rockets1438427.488 1
1947AAFC Chicago Rockets617228.70
1948AAFC Chicago Rockets11010.010 0
AAFC2156627.088 1
Totals2156627.088 1


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1946AAFC Chicago Rockets69716.20
1948AAFC Chicago Rockets25929.50
1949NFL Los Angeles Rams25527.532 0
1950NFL Los Angeles Rams4287.023 0
1954NFL Los Angeles Rams11212.012 0
NFL79513.632 0
Totals1525116.732 0

Defense and Fumbles:

Year Team Tackle Brup Fum F Rec FYds FTD FF
1949NFL Los Angeles Rams04000
1951NFL Los Angeles Rams0130
1953NFL Los Angeles Rams2100
1954NFL Los Angeles Rams01000

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Year Team Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
1946AAFC Chicago Rockets1311000036
1947AAFC Chicago Rockets130000024
1948AAFC Chicago Rockets010000006
1949NFL Los Angeles Rams14010036
1950NFL Los Angeles Rams07005047
1951NFL Los Angeles Rams017000102
1952NFL Los Angeles Rams400024
1953NFL Los Angeles Rams0404028
1954NFL Los Angeles Rams03000018
1955NFL Los Angeles Rams200012
1956NFL Los Angeles Rams600036
1957NFL Los Angeles Rams0600036

Playing Career:

Year League Team GP GS
1946AAFCChicago Rockets1412
1947AAFCChicago Rockets54
1948AAFCChicago Rockets53
1949NFLLos Angeles Rams123
1950NFLLos Angeles Rams120
1951NFLLos Angeles Rams120
1952NFLLos Angeles Rams100
1953NFLLos Angeles Rams120
1954NFLLos Angeles Rams120
1955NFLLos Angeles Rams90
1956NFLLos Angeles Rams120
1957NFLLos Angeles Rams120


- Pro Football Hall of Fame team All-1950s Team


1951 - Associated Press All-NFL (1st Team)
1951 - New York Daily News All-NFL (1st Team)
1951 - United Press International All-NFL (1st Team)
1952 - New York Daily News All-NFL (2nd Team)
1952 - United Press International All-NFL (2nd Team)
1953 - Associated Press All-NFL (1st Team)
1953 - New York Daily News All-NFL (2nd Team)
1953 - United Press International All-NFL (2nd Team)
1956 - New York Daily News All-NFL (2nd Team)


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