Paul Lukas of UniWatchBlog.com has this photo today of a San Francisco 49ers rookie hazing from 1957:
The only player identified in the photo is pro football Hall of Famer Joe Perry in his civvies on the far right .
Lest you think Perry, nicknamed the “Swinging Deacon,” wasn’t known at the time for playing both sides of the record, check out this image from ‘54:
It’s a promotional placard from a radio show Perry used to host in San Francisco.
Makes me wonder what they would’ve called the TV show Happy Days if it’d been produced in the ’50s.