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Ernie Davis, the Elmira Express

Robert C. Gallagher

Ernie Davis, the Elmira Express

the story of a Heisman Trophy winner

by Robert C. Gallagher

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  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Bartleby Press in Silver Spring, Md .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Davis, Ernie, 1939-1963.,
    • Football players -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Robert C. Gallagher ; with a remembrance by Floyd Little.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV939.D345 G34 1983
      The Physical Object
      Pagination152 p., [24] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages152
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3192991M
      ISBN 100910155038
      LC Control Number83071997
      OCLC/WorldCa10606579

      Good Book Ideas from Elmira Librarians Posted on 03/19/ Throughout this school closure, our school librarians spent time to assemble a list of good reads for kids of all ages. The “Elmira Express,” Ernie Davis. Ernie Davis. Ernie Davis was born on this date in in New Salem, Pennsylvania. He was an African American college football player and the first Black man to win the Heisman Trophy.

      However, with the publication of Ernie Davis: The Elmira Express it is here for all of us to savor." The basis for the Universal Pictures film "The Express", Robert C. Gallagher's definitive biography is a story of outstanding athletic achievement and greatness. And it is a tale of unusual courage in facing a grave illness.5/5(3). Get this from a library! Ernie Davis, the Elmira Express: the story of a Heisman Trophy winner. [Robert C Gallagher] -- Presents the life and career of the legendary football star who broke Jim Brown's rushing records and became the first black athlete to win the Heisman Trophy, highlighting his athletic career and.

      The Express: The Ernie Davis Story By: Robert C. Gallagher Presented By: Jack Devlin Genre: Biography Ernie Davis was an All-American on the gridiron, and a man of integrity off the field. A multisport high school star in Elmira, New York, Davis went on to Syracuse University. Website for Movie Adaptation of Ernie Davis, the Elmira Express View the Movie Website Share Images courtesy of publishers, organizations, and sometimes their Twitter handles.


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Ernie Davis, byname of Ernest R. Davis, also called the Elmira Express, (born Dec. 14,New Salem, Pa., U.S.—diedCleveland, Ohio), American collegiate gridiron football player who was the first African American to win the Heisman Trophy.

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