Merle Hapes
Personal information
Date of birth: (1919-05-19)May 19, 1919
Place of birth: Garden Grove, California
Date of death: July 18, 1994(1994-07-18) (aged 75)
Career information
College: Mississippi
NFL Draft: 1942 / Round: 1 / Pick: 8
Debuted in 1942 for the [[{{{debutteam}}}]]
Last played in 1946 for the [[{{{finalteam}}}]]
Career history
* New York Giants (1942, 1946)
Career highlights and awards
Rushing attempts-yards     151-524
Receptions-yards     13-119
Touchdowns     10
Stats at

Merle Alison Hapes (May 19, 1919 – July 18, 1994) was a professional American football fullback in the National Football League. He played two seasons for the New York Giants (1942, 1946).

He and quarterback Frank Filchock were involved in a gambling scandal in 1946.

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