Harry Thayer (American football)
Harry C. Thayer pictured in The Official National Collegiate Athletic Association football guide, 1893
|Born||December 31, 1873
|Died||August 4, 1936
Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
|1891-1892||University of Pennsylvania|
|Accomplishments and honors|
1892 College Football All-America Team
Harry Chapman Thayer (December 31, 1873 – August 4, 1936) was an All-American football player. He played halfback and fullback for the University of Pennsylvania from 1891–1892 and was chosen for the 1892 College Football All-America Team. After playing fullback for Penn in 1891, Thayer completed his undergraduate studies. He returned to Penn in the fall of 1892 as a post-graduate student at the Wharton School of Business. It was during his post-graduate work the Thayer was selected as an All-American.
-  International Genealogical Index
- "HARRY (3. THAYER, BROKER, 63, IS DEAD; Former Head of Committee in PhilAdelphia to Eliminate Bucket Shops". The New York Times. August 4, 1936.
- "Thayer To Play Football" (PDF). The New York Times. 1892-10-25.