Harry Montague-Field To Be Inducted Into Polynesian Football Hall Of Fame
HONOLULU – Harry Montague-Field, who lettered for the Oregon State football team in 1932 and 1933, is one of three members of the 2023 Polynesian Football Hall of Fame, it was announced on Tuesday.
Montague-Field was among eight finalists for the honors, which was narrowed from a field of more than 100 nominees.
While playing in Corvallis, Montague-Field was named to the 1933 Pacific Coast All-American Team and was also selected to play in the 1934 East-West Shrine Game. He helped the program to a 10-8-2 record over his two seasons.
Montague-Field was the first player of Polynesian ancestry to play in the NFL. He played professional football for the Chicago Cardinals from 1934 to 1936 and the Los Angeles Bulldogs in 1937.
Montague-Field will be inducted into the Hall of Fame during Enshrinement Weekend Jan. 20 and 21, 2023. The events will include the Polynesian Bowl, the Enshrinement ceremony and the celebration dinner. He will be inducted along with former Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o and Kentucky offensive guard Larry Warford.
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