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Frank Matthew "Duke" Hanny (October 12, 1897 – September 3, 1946) was an American football end who played eight seasons in the National Football League (NFL). Hanny was the first player to be ejected in an NFL game in history, as he and Green Bay Packers player Tillie Voss exchanged punches in a Chicago Bears game against their rival.[1]

Frank Hanny
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Born:(1897-10-12)October 12, 1897
Aurora, Illinois
Died:September 3, 1946(1946-09-03) (aged 48)
Aurora, Illinois
Career information
Position(s)End
CollegeIndiana
Career history
As player
1923–1927Chicago Bears
1928–1929Providence Steam Roller
1930Green Bay Packers
1930Portsmouth Spartans

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