|Born:||November 24, 1899|
St. James, Minnesota
|Died:||April 8, 1974 74) (aged|
|1941||New York Giants (assistant)|
|1925–1926||New York Giants|
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Prior to his professional career, Palm played college football at Pennsylvania State University. He played in the Nittany Lions 4–3 loss to USC in the 1923 Rose Bowl. During the game, he scored Penn State's only points off a field goal. Palm was an assistant at Georgetown University from 1926 to 1929 under coach Lou Little. In 1941 he returned to the Giants and worked as an assistant coach.
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