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John W. Heisman Birth Site
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Here was born (October 3, 1869) the man after whom the Heisman Football Trophy is named. The College Football Hall of Fame enshrines him as superior coach. Important pioneer game innovator. Father of: forward pass; center snap; interference on end runs; hidden ball play; double pass; dividing game into quarters; statistical score board; quarterback's "hike" or "hep" to initiate plays.
2825 Bridge Ave
Cleveland, OH 44113
Latitude: 41.4846100, Longitude: -81.7074670.
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