Clarke Hinkle, one of the all-time stars of Green Bay Packers his
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) _ Clarke Hinkle, one of the all-time stars of Green Bay Packers history, died Wednesday in his hometown of Toronto, Ohio, at the age of 79, the National Football League club announced.
Hinkle, a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, was a four-time all-pro during a career with the Packers from 1932 through 1941.
A fullback on offense, Hinkle also did some placekicking and played linebacker on defense. He helped the Packers win NFL championships in 1936 and 1939.
He ranks fourth on the Packers’ career rushing list with 3,860 yards in 1,171 carries, and seventh in scoring with 373 points on 43 touchdowns, 31 extra points and 28 field goals.
Funeral arrangements were pending.