Shorty Barr

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Shorty Barr
Date of birth (1897-11-30)November 30, 1897
Place of birth Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Date of death April 26, 1957(1957-04-26) (aged 59)
Career information
Position(s) Quarterback
Height 5 ft 8 in (173 cm)
Weight 195 lb (88 kg)
College Wisconsin
Career history
As coach
1926 Racine Tornadoes
As player
1923–1924 Racine Legion
1925 Milwaukee Badgers
1926 Racine Tornadoes
Career stats

Wallace Andre "Shorty" Barr (November 30, 1897 – April 26, 1957) was a professional American football player in the National Football League (NFL) for the Racine Legion and the Milwaukee Badgers. He was also a player-coach for the NFL's renamed Racine Tornadoes in 1926.

On November 25, 1923, as the quarterback for the Legion, Barr was tackled twice in the end zone during a game against the Chicago Cardinals causing the Cards to register a pair of safeties in the only four-point game in NFL history. The Legion won the game though 10–4. In 1924 Barr punted 40 times for Racine and averaged 65 yards per punt.

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