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John Heisman

Football (23-Oct-1869 — 3-Oct-1936)


Nat Brandt. When Oberlin Was King of the Gridiron: The Heisman Years. Oberlin, OH: Oberlin College. 2001.

Wiley Lee Umphlett. Creating the Big Game: John W. Heisman and the Invention of American Football. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press. 1992.


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  4. ESPN Sports Almanac 2004 (p.524)

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