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Albert Henry "Hank" Soar

(1914-2001) ~ Inducted 1967

Albert Henry "Hank" Soar, 1914-2001, was one of Rhode Island's most talented athletes. After starring at the old Pawtucket High School (now Tolman)and Providence College in football and baseball, Soar played in the National Football League as an all-purpose back for the New York Giants for nine seasons from 1937 through 1946. After his playing days were over, Soar served as an American League baseball umpire for twenty-four years.


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