Hall of Fame

George Owen

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Hall of Fame

Harvard Athletic Achievements

Considered by many to be Harvard’s greatest athlete, he was a nine-letter winner, supreme in three years of stardom in football, hockey and baseball. In football he helped beat Yale three times, scoring a touchdown and field goal in the 10-3 triumph in 1921, the only touchdown in the 1922 victory by the same score. Twice captained hockey, never lost to Yale, scoring nine goals in eight games against the Elis, including one in overtime to win the 1923 game. In baseball, only player in history to win Wingate Memorial trophy three times. Also won Wendell Bat. Went on to lead Boston Bruins to the Stanley Cup, emblematic of the world’s professional hockey championship.