Jim Thorpe Autographs, Memorabilia & Collectibles

Born: May 28, 1887 in Prague, Indian Territory. (now Oklahoma)
Died: March 28, 1953 in Lomita, California
Player Career
Bat: Right Throw: Right Height: 6' 1" Weight: 185
First Game: April 14, 1913; Final Game: September 25, 1919
Awards and Achievements
Bats both in 1915
Biography | show moreshow less
Football Hall of Fame Class of 1963
Halfback 6-1, 202
1915-1917, 1919-1920, 1926 Canton Bulldogs, 1921 Cleveland Indians, 1922-1923 Oorang Indians, 1924 Rock Island Independents, 1925 New York Giants, 1928 Chicago Cardinals

All-America halfback at Carlisle, 1912 Olympic decathlon champion
First big-name athlete to play pro football, signing with pre-NFL Canton Bulldogs in 1915
Named "The Legend" on the all-time NFL team
Voted top American athlete of first half of 20th century
First president of the NFL (first known as American Professional Football Association), 1920

Film Credits | show moreshow less
1940 Prairie Schooners (Performer), 1940 Arizona Frontier (Performer), 1939 Man of Conquest (Performer), 1939 The Man from Texas (Performer), 1938 Frontier Scout (Performer), 1937 Born to the West (Performer), 1937 Pick a Star (Performer), 1936 Treachery Rides the Range (Performer), 1936 Hill-Tillies (Performer), 1936 Silly Billies (Performer), 1936 Sutter's Gold (Performer), 1935 Captain Blood (Performer), 1935 The Ivory-Handled Gun (Performer), 1935 Moonlight on the Prairie (Performer), 1935 Barbary Coast (Performer), 1935 It's in the Air (Performer), 1935 She (Performer), 1935 The Miracle Rider (Performer), 1934 Behold My Wife (Performer), 1932 Wild Horse Mesa (Performer), 1932 The Golden West (Performer), 1951 The Milton Berle Show (in person), 1937 Big City (in person), 1949 White Heat (Performer), 1946 Road to Utopia (Performer), 1945 The Vampire's Ghost (Performer), 1944 Outlaws of Santa Fe (Performer), 1941 Meet John Doe (Performer), 1940 Mexican Spitfire Out West (Performer), 1939 Henry Goes Arizona (Performer), 1938 Cattle Raiders (Performer), 1936 Yellowstone (Performer), 1936 The Phantom Rider (Performer), 1935 La Fiesta de Santa Barbara (Performer), 1935 Fighting Youth (Performer), 1935 The Farmer Takes a Wife (Performer), 1935 The Daring Young Man (Performer), 1935 Code of the Mounted (Performer), 1935 The Rustlers of Red Dog (Performer), 1932 White Eagle (Performer), 1932 The Dark Horse (Performer), 1931 Battling with Buffalo Bill (Performer), 1931 Touchdown (in person), 1996 100 Years of Olympic Glory (Other), 1974 AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to James Cagney (Other), 1950 Wagon Master (Performer), 1941 Prairie Spooners (Performer), 1938 Start Cheering (Performer), 1937 Green Light (Performer), 1936 Wildcat Trooper (Performer), 1935 The Last Days of Pompeii (Performer), 1935 One Run Elmer (Performer), 1934 The Red Rider (Performer), 1933 Sweepings (Performer), 1932 Air Mail (Performer), 1932 Hold 'Em Jail (Performer), 1932 Off His Base (in person), 1937 52nd Street (Performer), 1937 San Quentin (Performer), 1936 Trailin' West (Performer), 1936 Under Two Flags (Performer), 1935 Wanderer of the Wasteland (Performer), 1935 The Arizonian (Performer), 1935 Alibi Ike (Performer), 1935 Under Pressure (Performer), 1933 King Kong (Performer), 1932 Always Kickin' (Performer), 1932 My Pal, the King (Performer), 1951 Jim Thorpe All-American (Writer), 1951 Jim Thorpe All-American (Other), 1951 Jim Thorpe All-American (in person), 2009 Gomorron (in person), 1914 The Giants-White Sox Tour (in person), 1915 Viewing Sherman Institute for Indians at Riverside (Other), 1949 Yes Sir, That's My Baby (Performer), 1945 Beyond the Pecos (Performer), 1944 Outlaw Trail (Performer), 1941 They Died with Their Boots On (Performer)

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