Tom Hanson (American football)

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Tom Hanson
Born: (1907-11-10)November 10, 1907
Navesink, New Jersey, U.S.
Career information
Position(s) Halfback
College Temple
Career history
As player
1931 Brooklyn Dodgers
1932 Staten Island Stapletons
1933–37 Philadelphia Eagles
1938 Pittsburgh Pirates
Career stats

Thomas Tucker "Swede" Hanson (November 10, 1907 – September 7, 1985) was an American football halfback in the National Football League mainly for the Philadelphia Eagles. He played college football at Temple University, he was born in the Navesink section of Middletown Township, New Jersey.

On Oct. 29, 1933, he scored the first touchdown in Eagles history in Green Bay against the Packers on a 35-yard pass from Roger Randolph "Red" Kirkman.