Eagles Sign Two Halfbacks to NFL Contracts for 1955, Daily Racing Form, 1955-06-15


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Eagles Sign Two Halfbacks To NFL Contracts for 1955 PHILADELPHIA, Pa., June 14 UP.— Halfbacks Toy Ledbetter and Ray Barni, both originally acquired as free agents, today signed their 1955 contracts with the Philadelphia Eagles, both for their fourth season in the National Football League. Ledbetter joined the Eagles from Oklahoma A and M in 1950 but entered the Army before the season was over, returning to the pros in 1953. He was the clubs second oest ground gainer in 1954, picking up 241 yards on 81 carries. Barni, a Chicago, Cardinals castoff when signed by the Eagles last season, won a starting post in the defensive secondary. He played with the Cards in J952 and.1953.,

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Library of Congress Record: https://lccn.loc.gov/unk82075800