Mike Palm (American football)

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Mike Palm
Date of birth November 24, 1899
Place of birth St. James, Minnesota, United States
Date of death April 8, 1974(1974-04-08) (aged 74)
Place of death Washington D.C., United States
Career information
Position(s) Halfback, Quarterback
College Penn State
Career history
As coach
1926–1929 Georgetown (assistant)
1933 Cincinnati Reds
1936 Brooklyn Tigers
1937 Rochester Tigers
1941 New York Giants (assistant)
As player
1925–1926 New York Giants
1933 Cincinnati Reds
As owner
1936–1937 Rochester-Brooklyn Tigers
Career stats

Myron Herrick Palm (November 24, 1899 – April 8, 1974)[1] was a professional football player in the National Football League for the New York Giants. He was also a player-coach in 1933 for the NFL's Cincinnati Reds. He was also the owner and head coach of the Brooklyn-Rochester Tigers of the second American Football League from 1936-1937. By 1941, he returned to the Giants, to serve as an assistant coach.

Prior to his professional career, Palm played college football at Penn State. He played in the Nittany Lions 28-3 loss to USC in the 1923 Rose Bowl. During the game, he scored Penn State's only points off a field goal. Palm was an assistant at Georgetown University from 1926-1929 under coach Lou Little. In 1941 he returned to the Giants and worked as an assistant coach.


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