Pard Pearce

American football player (1896–1974)
American football player
Pard Pearce
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Personal information
Born:(1896-10-23)October 23, 1896
Providence, Rhode Island, U.S.
Died:May 24, 1974(1974-05-24) (aged 77)
Newport, Rhode Island, U.S.
Height:5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)
Weight:150 lb (68 kg)
Career information
High school:Providence (RI) Classical
Career history
  • Decatur Staleys / Chicago Staleys / Chicago Bears (1920–1922)
  • Kenosha Maroons (1924)
  • Providence Steam Roller (1925)
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at · PFR

Walter Irving "Pard" Pearce (October 23, 1896 – May 24, 1974) was a professional American football player who played quarterback for six seasons for the Decatur Staleys, the Chicago Staleys, the Chicago Bears, the Kenosha Maroons, and the Providence Steam Roller. Pearce was the first starting quarterback for the Bears in team history.

External links

  • Pard Pearce Bio (Staley Museum)
  • Pard Pearce at Find a Grave Edit this at Wikidata
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Decatur Staleys 1920 inaugural season roster
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Chicago Bears starting quarterbacks
Formerly the Decatur Staleys (1920) and the Chicago Staleys (1921)

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