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2. 1948 Herman Wedemeyer Football Card
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Squirmin' Herman: Football Hero

Wedey as a 49er
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Aloha and mahalo for visiting The Herman Wedemeyer Home Page. Hope you can stay and browse for a while to learn about the remarkable life and career of Herman Wedemeyer (1924-1999). Whether you're a fan of Squirmin' Herman the football legend or Hawaii Five-O's Duke Lukela, or you just want to learn more about one of Hawaii's most exceptional citizens of the 20th Century, we've got something here for you.
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11. 1948 Herman Wedemeyer Football Card
1948 herman wedemeyer football Card A flamboyant runner, wedemeyer was asensation from the moment he donned the uniform of the Crusaders of St. Louis.
1948 Herman Wedemeyer Football Card
Sports Card Recollections (This is an excerpt from an article by Ron Jacobs, Hawaii Magazine, December 1996) ...Among collectors in Hawaii, a local boy card features a player who was born in and/or played high school or college ball in Hawaii. There are far more local boy football cards than from the other sports combined. A few sons of Hawaii enjoyed marginal careers in major league baseball. Several University of Hawaii basketball players rode benches in the National Basketball Association. Anyone know of any professional hockey players from Hawaii? There have been local boy football cards since 1948, the year that the Exhibit Supply Company of Chicago immortalized the firstand possibly the greatestfootball star to emerge from the Islands: "Squirmin'" Herman Wedemeyer, "The Flyin' Hawaiian." A flamboyant runner, Wedemeyer was a sensation from the moment he donned the uniform of the Crusaders of St. Louis. Then the school was called a college but actually it was one of the eight members of the original ILH (the others being Punahou, Kamehameha, Iolani, McKinley, Roosevelt, Kaimuki, and Farrington). After graduation, Wedemeyer was headed for Notre Dame, but, as he recently told me, his transcript failed to arrive at South Bend, Indiana, in time. "Also," said Wedemeyer, "I knew St. Mary's would be much warmer and closer to home, so I enrolled there."

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Located in rural Moraga, California is St. Mary's College, a small Catholic liberal arts college with an enrollment of about 500 students. But in spite of its size and location, in the two decades preceding WWII, St. Mary's football team stood toe to toe with some of college football's biggest and toughest powerhouses. The St. Mary's Galloping Gaels made regular bowl appearances from the 1920s through the 1940s, won the Cotton Bowl in 1939 and garnered nation-wide respect as a force to be reckoned with.
When World War II broke out, St. Mary's (an all-male school) lost almost all of their students to military duty. Coach Jim Phelan was able to piece together a team together for the 1942 season, but it was feared that the St. Mary's football program might have to be suspended until the war ended.
In the 1943 season, only 20 students showed up to play on the team, and of those, only 3 weren't going to be in the military by the fall. So, Phelan decided to put together a team of players who were all freshmen, as they would be 17, and too young to be drafted into the military.
Most of the players that year were clearly young and inexperienced, but one freshman stood out.

14. Honolulu Star-Bulletin Local News
herman wedemeyer exhibits his football form in the file photo from 1947. But herman wedemeyer s pioneering accomplishments as a football player in the
Monday, October 4, 1999
Herman Wedemeyer
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Herman Wedemeyer exhibits his football form
in the file photo from 1947.
All-American put
Hawaii in national game
By Ben Henry
Special to the Star-Bulletin HE was a popular actor, a professional baseball player and a politician. But Herman Wedemeyer's pioneering accomplishments as a football player in the 1940s made him a legend. His greatest gift to Hawaii came from his time on the football field. "The type of role model that Herman Wedemeyer was, he played the game for all the right reasons because he loved the game," said Russ Francis, who was drafted in the first round (16th overall) by the New England Patriots in 1975. "What he showed a lot of kids in Hawaii like myself, is that we don't have to feel inferior or intimidated by ... athletes on the mainland." Wedemeyer, who died Jan. 25 this year at the age of 74, was an All-American football player at St. Mary's College in California and a regular on television's "Hawaii Five-O," playing Edward D. "Duke" Lukela, from 1971-1980. Francis, a Kailua native who was the second player from Hawaii drafted in the first round and is one of five all-time, says Wedemeyer put Hawaii on the football map.

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herman wedemeyer, who was a costar on Hawaii 5-0 and died in 1999. Squirmin herman was a great football player at Saint Louis School who went on





Sunday, June 5, 2005
Charlie Wedemeyer cannot speak, but he communicates through his wife Lucy, who takes care of him and keeps him smiling and laughing.
Coming through
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With help from his wife Lucy,
Charlie Wedemeyer relays his inspirational story to the world
By Dave Reardon "My claim to fame is I gave him the ball every time he made a great play. It was Charlie, mostly, with the rest of us helping him a little. This is a bold thing to say, but I think he's one of the best high school athletes in the 20th century in Hawaii. When I see Charlie, it's sad, but when I see him I think I can never feel sorry for myself. The challenges are absolutely incredible. What we're learning through Charlie is that real strength is spiritual. And I would be remiss if I did not say his wife is a saint." Fred Hemmings, Punahou center, 1964 Every once in a while, the Wedemeyers of Los Gatos, Calif., get a phone call from actor Michael Nouri. Knowing that Lucy and Charlie like jokes, Nouri usually pretends he is somebody else famous. Eventually, Lucy or Charlie figure out it's him. Then the actor gets serious. Maybe he didn't get a part, or a director is hassling him.

16. Herman Wedemeyer Passes Away
herman wedemeyer, an AllAmerica football player who retook the national stagethree decades later as a regular on Hawaii Five-O, died Monday, January 25,
Herman "Duke" Wedemeyer passes away
From the Honolulu Advertiser By Brandon Masuoka
Advertiser Staff Writer

(January 26, 1999) Herman Wedemeyer, an All-America football player who retook the national stage three decades later as a regular on "Hawaii Five-O," died Monday, January 25, 1999. He was 74. Wedemeyer died at noon at the Queen's Medical Center of complications from a heart attack, said one of his sisters, Winona Gaison. He suffered a heart attack last week and had been on life support, she said. A native of Hilo, Wedemeyer was also a businessman who served briefly as a Honolulu city councilman and state representative. But he was best known for his performances on the football field as a halfback for St. Mary's College in California and before the cameras as cop "Duke" Lukela in "Hawaii Five-O." Wedemeyer was inducted to the National Football Foundation College Hall of Fame in 1979. In 1945 the famed sportswriter Grantland Rice called Wedemeyer the greatest athlete in the country after he was named to the Associated Press and United Press International All-America teams that year. "Herman was all-around," said former University of Hawaii halfback Tommy Kaulukukui, 84. "He could pass and run. He was a very deceptive kind of runner, fake one way and go the other. They called him Squirmin' Herman."

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Known as "Squirmin' Herman" when he was a running back in his college football days, Wedemeyer was named an all-American in 1945. Grabbed by the Los Angeles Dons in the first round draft, his football career was cut short by an injury, so Wedemeyer returned to his native Hawaii where he served on the Honolulu City Council and later in the state House of Representatives. But people from all over the world remember him best as Edward "Duke" Lukela, a tough, smart cop who did the footwork for Jack Lord's "Steve McGarrett" from 1971 to 1980 on the popular Hawaii Five-O TV series. Wedemeyer died January 25 in Honolulu. He was 74. From This is True for 24 January 1999 Suggestions for further reading: Maui Revealed: The Ultimate Guidebook
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SQUIRMING herman wedemeyer (19241999) All-American football player for St.Mary’s College. In 1945, Squirming herman wedemeyer, a graduate of St. Louis
In 1945, "Squirming" Herman Wedemeyer, a graduate of St. Louis High School, was Hawai'i's first consensus All-American football player. The backfield included the U.S. Army’s Doc Blanchard and Glenn Davis, and Bob Fenimore of Oklahoma A&M, now known as Oklahoma State. In 1945 he finished fourth in the Heisman Award and is a member of the National Collegiate Football Hall of Fame. After a stint with the professional football team, the Los Angeles Dons, Wedemeyer returned to Hawai'i and became involved in politics. In his later years, Wedemeyer was a fixture on the TV series, "Hawai'i Five-O," as "Duke Lukela," one of the Honolulu Police Department’s men in blue. He appeared in more than 300 episodes with "McGarrett," Jack Lord. Germany surrendered to the Allies on May 7, 1945. Return to the Gallery Page

19. College Football Hall Of Fame
herman wedemeyer first attracted attention as a high school allstar in Honoluluin 1941 the school had an enrollment of 142 men, and 41 were out for football.

20. College Football Hall Of Fame
Johnny Vaught, Mississippi, Coach, 19471973, 1979. herman Squirmin herman wedemeyer,St. Mary s, Halfback, 1943, 1945-1947, 1979. Name College or University

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