Jim Hart (American football)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Jim Hart
No. 7, 17
Personal information
Date of birth: (1944-04-29) April 29, 1944 (age 70)
Place of birth: Evanston, Illinois
Career information
College: Southern Illinois
Undrafted in 1966
Debuted in 1966 for the St. Louis Cardinals
Last played in 1984 for the Washington Redskins
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
TDINT 209–247
Yards 34,665
QB Rating 66.6
Stats at NFL.com

James Warren "Jim" Hart (born April 29, 1944) is a former American football quarterback who played in the National Football League (NFL) for the St. Louis Cardinals from 1966 through 1983 and the Washington Redskins in 1984. From 1974 to 1976, he guided the Cardinals to three straight ten-plus-win seasons along with back-to-back division crowns in 1974 and 1975. He was also selected to the Pro Bowl four times. In the 1977 Pro Bowl, Hart threw five interceptions, the most in the Pro Bowl's history.[1]

Hart was named the NFC Player of the Year by UPI, All-NFC and second team All-Pro at the conclusion of the 1974 season. He is a graduate of Southern Illinois University Carbondale and served as the school's athletic director in the 1990s. Hart was inducted into the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame in 1998 for his contribution to the sport of football.[2]


  1. ^ "Mind-blowing stats for the 2013 Pro Bowl". National Football League. January 24, 2013. Retrieved January 24, 2013. 
  2. ^ "1998 Inductees into the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame". mosportshalloffame.com. Retrieved 2008-06-10. 

External links[edit]