C. C. Pyle



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Charles C. "C. C." Pyle (March 25, 1882 – February 3, 1939), often called Cash and Carry Pyle, was a Champaign-Urbana, Illinois theater owner and sports agent who represented American football star Red Grange and French tennis player Suzanne Lenglen. After his signing of Grange in 1925 and Grange's becoming a star for the Chicago Bears National Football League team, Pyle founded the first New York Yankees football team; when Pyle's application for the Yankees joining the NFL was rejected, he announced the formation of the first American Football League in 1926. The league lasted one season before folding.

Age: 56 (age at death)
Born: 25 March, 1882, Place of Birth
Died: 3 February, 1939, Place of Death
Height: Height unknown
Nationality: Country of origin
Claim to Fame: One line executive summary


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