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Alan Ameche : the story of "the Horse"

Author: Dan Manoyan
Publisher: Madison, Wis. : Terrace Books, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ameche grew up in Kenosha, Wisconsin, where he played for one of the state's best-ever high school football teams. From there he went on to break Big Ten rushing records for the University of Wisconsin Badgers, leading them to the 1953 Rose Bowl and winning the 1954 Heisman Trophy. He earned his nickname "The Horse" for his tremendous training ethic, power, and stamina. In a professional career with the Baltimore  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Manoyan, Dan.
Alan Ameche.
Madison, Wis. : Terrace Books, ©2012
(DLC) 2012016788
(OCoLC)792941557
Named Person: Alan Ameche; Alan Ameche
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dan Manoyan
ISBN: 9780299290139 0299290131 9781299192287 1299192289
OCLC Number: 824700198
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 279 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Foreword / by Pat Richter --
A man for all seasons --
The early years --
The Kenosha kid --
Enter the architect --
Transitioning to greatness --
The best there ever was? --
The millers tale --
The year of the horse --
Coming up roses --
Here comes the bride --
Pasadena dreaming --
Ivy and the boys --
The iron horse --
The home stretch --
Holding the Heisman --
Moving on, again --
Weeb's tangled web --
A new leading man --
An unfortunate situation --
The greatest game --
Burgers, burgers, and more burgers, Father was a fullback --
A funeral and a wedding --
A Houston finale --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Dan Manoyan.

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This is the first biography of Alan "The Horse" Ameche, one of America's great gridiron heroes. Dan Manoyan has delved into Ameche's history, interviewing the Ameche family, friends, Wisconsin Badger  Read more...

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With power, speed and heart, Alan Ameche carried Wisconsin football into the big time. "Sports Illustrated""

 
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