C.C. Pyle

Born: 1882
Promoter

known as “Cash and Carry”; hyped Red Grange's pro football debut by arranging 1925 barnstorming tour with Chicago Bears; had Grange bolt NFL for new AFL in 1926 (AFL folded in '27); also staged 2 Transcontinental Races (1928-29), known as “Bunion Derbies.”

Died: Feb. 3, 1939

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